Christy Verlen Byrd

January 8, 1975 ~ November 8, 2021 (age 46)


Christy Byrd,46, of Rockingham passed away Monday, November 8, 2021 at her home. She was born January 8, 1975 in Richmond County, a daughter of Jean Shepard Gibson.

She graduated from Richmond Senior High Class of 1993 and University of North Carolina at Pembroke Class of 2005. Besides spending time with her family and friends, Christy enjoyed being at North Myrtle Beach. She had a generous personality and would give a stranger the shirt off her back. An avid Tarheel fan, she often spent time watching them on TV. She loved her 2 sons and would tell anyone who would listen how proud she was of them.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Lee Griffith officiating.

Surviving, Her sons, Brandon Ingram and Justin Ingram both of Rockingham; Parents, Todd and Jean Shepard Gibson of Rockingham; A brother, Ronnie Gibson of Rockingham; and her Furry companions, Toby and Sheba.

The family will receive friends from 5-6:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Online condolences may be made at Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham is serving the Byrd family.

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