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Susie (Byrd) Hedrick

April 17, 2017

Susie Byrd Hedrick, age 58, of the Higgins Community, went home to be with the Lord on  Monday, April 17th, 2017 at Mission Memorial Campus.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of late Jack and Inez Byrd.  She was also preceded in death by and infant brother, Jackie Lynn Byrd and a brother-in-law, Rev. Clifton McCurry.  Susie attended First Freewill Baptist Church in Spruce Pine and loved crafts, cake decorating and was a very talented artist who liked to paint.  She will always be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Left to cherish her memories is her loving husband of 40 years, Rev. Ralph Hedrick; daughter, Crystal Hedrick of Micaville; son, Shane Hedrick of the Higgins Community; three grandchildren:  Storm Chavis, Sydney Boings and Tyler Hedrick; sisters:  Rita Prince and husband, Herbert, of Marion, Trudy McCurry also of Marion, Sally Hedrick and husband, Melvin, of Burnsville and Gail Peterson and husband, Randy, of Poplar; brothers:  Grady Byrd of Newdale and Ricky Byrd and wife, Shirley, of Burnsville and sister-in-law, Sherry Byrd of Prices Creek.   Several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 20th  at Yancey Funeral Services.  Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.  Rev. Keith Miller and Rev. Russell Hughes will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Byrd Cemetery on Piney Hill.  

   The family would like to say a special thank you to all the surrounding churches for the outpouring of love and prayers for Susie and our family.

 Service Information

April 20, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chapel of Yancey Funeral Service
378 Charlie Brown Road
Burnsville, NC 28714

Funeral Service
April 21, 2017

3:00 PM
Chapel of Yancey Funeral Service
378 Charlie Brown Road
Burnsville, NC 28714

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