AIKEN, S.C. - Mr. Clarence Byrd, 76, of Outing Club Road, entered into rest April 11, 2002, at Aiken Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Mr. Byrd was a native of Edgefield County. After retiring from the Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Mich., he returned to the Aiken area. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Edgefield , a Mason, and the Aiken Chapter NAACP. Survivors include a wife, Mattie Byrd; five daughters, Connie Dotson, Monroe, Mich., Maxine Byrd, Ypsilanti, Mich., Diane Byrd, Detroit, Mich., Beatrice Byrd, Trenton, Mich. and Regina Hengar, Detroit, Mich.; two sons, Lonnie Byrd, Detroit, Mich. and Bruce Byrd, Monroe, Mich.; three stepchildren, Lorene Garrett, WIlliston, Benjamin ONeal Jr., Barnwell, and Fredrick ONeal, Killeen, Texas; a sister, Lillian Hooper, Aiken; a brother, John Byrd, Aiken. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 390 Beaufort Street, Aiken.
The Augusta Chronicle April 13, 2002