Lorene Bowlin Byrd (2018-11-09 16:45:30)

Lorene Bowlin Byrd, age 85, of Wilkesboro, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehab Center.

She was born November 11, 1932 in Wilkes County to Vonley E. and Belva Mae Wyatt Bowlin. She was of the Baptist Faith. Mrs. Byrd was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe Robert Byrd; brother, Claude Edgar Bowlin; and sisters, Carolyn Bowlin Ramsey, Wilma Bowlin Hollis.

Surviving are her son, Joe Byrd; daughters, Carol Byrd and Kay Church both of North Wilkesboro; brother, Robert Bowlin, Sr. and wife Paula of Wilkesboro; sister, Pauline Dillard and husband James of North Wilkesboro; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Miller Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Millsaps officiating. Burial will follow in Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 1:00 until 2:00 on Sunday, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. The family has requested no food. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to

A special thank you to Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehab Center for all their care of Lorene.