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Nancy Jordan Byrd

October 6, 1941 — May 27, 2022

Nancy Jordan Byrd

Augusta, GA – Nancy Jordan Byrd, daughter of the late Andrew Jordan and Margaret Wilcher Jordan, entered into eternal rest on Friday, May 27, 2022.

Nancy lived in Augusta for the majority of her life, moving with her family while her husband of 55 years served in the United States Navy. She retired from Civil Service where she worked as a Unit Clerk at the VA Medical Center and as a Supervisor of Medical Transcription at Eisenhower Army Medical Center.

She is survived by her four children: Andrea Byrd-Doak of Martinez, Elizabeth Byrd Palmer (Anthony) of Warrenville, James F. Byrd, II of Augusta, and Christopher B. Byrd of Augusta. Additionally she is also survived by her grandchildren: Ashley Pelton (Scott) of North Augusta, AJ Doak (Megan) of Martinez, Melissa Palmer (Chris) of Warrenville, Benjamin Pelton (Annie) of Talmo, James F. Byrd, III of San Antonio, TX, Brandy Doak Schlein (Greg), and Andrea Buono of Martinez; great grandchildren: Gracelynn Rae Doak, Alexis Zumbro, Kylie Schlein, Austin Adams, Zack and Melanie Pelton, Graylynn Elizabeth Lever, Isabella TyAnne Pelton, and Willa Grace Petrea; sister: Elizabeth Amerson of Appling; nieces, nephews, and cousins which were more like sisters and brothers; and her significant other: Beman Boatright.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Byrd, Sr., her mother, Margaret Wilcher Jordan, and father, Andrew Jordan.

A memorial service will be held Friday, June 3, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Rev. Ron Jones officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Forces United, 701 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901, Shriners Childrens Hospital of Greenville, 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605.

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at
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