Mattie Lucille Webb Byrd, 90, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020.
Lucille as she was affectionately known, was a native of Buncombe County and a daughter of the late A.J. Webb and Helen McDaniel Webb. She attended the public schools and was a graduate of Stephens-Lee High School Class of 1948. Lucille was a active member of New Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. She was a former Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher. Lucille was a member of the Asheville Varsity Club Women's Auxiliary. She loved cooking and baking for family and traveling with her husband, James A. Byrd, who passed away on March 8, 2020.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Paula Ann Byrd; brothers, Donald, James, Nathaniel and William Webb.
Surviving family include children, Allan Byrd (Willy), Audrey Byrd Mosley, David Byrd (Donna), Donald Byrd (Janice), Carla J. Byrd and Timothy Byrd (Deborah); sister, Catherine A. Webb; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; other relatives and friends.
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