Carlene Joyce Byrd, age 78, of Caryville went to be with the Lord on November 19, 2020. She was born August 7, 1942 to Carlie and Nola Hale in Clinchmore. She was a member of Caryville First Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband: Floyd “Sonny” Byrd, parents: Carlie and Nola Hale, brothers: Jimmy and Clarence, sister: Nellie, father and mother-in-law: Luther and Nola Byrd, brother’s in-law: James, Robert, Jerry Byrd, Ray Clotfelter, and Edwin Eastwood

Survived by

Sisters in-law: Patsy Byrd, Shirley Clotfelter and Betty Eastwood

Special Cousins: Diane Johnson, Wanda Lovely and Nancy Lowe

Special friend: Mildred Boshears

Several nieces, nephews and cousins

A thank you to the staff of Tennova LaFollette Health and Rehab, Tennova LaFollette, Turkey Creek Medical Center, Tennessee Cancer Specialists and Thomas Cancer Center for the care provided to Carlene.

A Graveside service will be held 2 PM Sunday at Woodlawn Cemetery with Pastor Gary Parker and Brother George Bolinger officiating.

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home.