Melissa Suzanne Byrd, age 45, of Jacksboro passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019. She was a member of Jacksboro First Baptist Church.  She loved to read, her dog Rascal, the outdoors and lake and was very creative and crafty.  She had a Masters Degree from University of Tennessee and was a huge UT Vol fan. She also was former Librarian at Jacksboro Elementary School and Lincoln Memorial University.

Preceded in death by grandfather, E.L. Adkins; father, David Byrd; grandmother, Edna Lyons; step father, David Jones & great grandparents


Mother: Jane (Adkins) Jones

Grandmother: Ann Adkins

Sisters: Laura (Stout)  McGhee

Teri, Tori & Traci Byrd

Many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and other relatives and friends

Special family friend: Wayne Ivey

Services 2 PM Saturday Cross-Smith Chapel

Brother Mike Nichols officiating

Interment Jacksboro Cemetery

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Campbell County Cancer Association,

PO Box 122, Jacksboro, TN 37757

Family will receive friends 1 PM to 2 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Condolences may be given online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home