Edith I. Parker1

F, #20498, b. Sep 12, 1917, d. Jan 20, 1994

Chronological Events

Marriage* Edith I. Parker married Joseph Mack Byrum, son of Isaac Benjamin Byrum and Annie Marie Boyce.1 
Birth*Sep 12, 1917 Edith I. Parker was born on Sep 12, 1917 at Nansemond, City of Suffolk, Virginia, United States.1 
Death*Jan 20, 1994 She died on Jan 20, 1994, at age 76 at Suffolk, City of Suffolk, Virginia, United States.1 
ObituaryJan 21, 1994  OBITUARY: Edith Parker Byrum, 76, of the 1400 block of Copeland Road, a homemaker, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 1994, in a nursing home.
Mrs. Byrum was born in Nansemond County.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph Mack Byrum Sr; two daughters, Barbara B. Culbertson and Joyce B. Simpson, and two sons, Joseph Mack Byrum Jr. and Wayne Parker Byrum, all of Suffolk; one sister, Mary P. Gambardella of Norfolk; six grandchildren, Larry Culbertson Jr., Sonya Gayle, Keith Simpson, Teresa Byrum, Wendy Johnson and Angela Byrum, all of Suffolk; four great-grandchildren, Jennifer Cralle, Matthew Cralle, Katlyn Culbertson and Joseph Cubertson, all of Suffolk; one niece and three nephews.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Hill Funeral Home by the Rev. Kenneth E. Pepper, the Rev. Joseph A. Talley and the Rev. Linwood G. Cooke. Burial will be in Holly Lawn Cemetery. Friends may join the family in the funeral home from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. today and other times at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to Liberty Spring Christian Church Building Fund, c/o 2917 Whaleyville Blvd., Suffolk, VA 23434.

Published in The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, VA, January 21, 1994, Pg. D2.2
Burial*Jan 22, 1994 She was buried on Jan 22, 1994 at Holly Lawn Cemetery, Suffolk, City of Suffolk, Virginia, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 161048049.3


Joseph Mack Byrum b. Mar 15, 1912, d. Mar 23, 2000


  1. [S862] Rootsweb.com, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com
  2. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.
  3. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States. Also check Find-A-Grave.com, Death Certificates & Billiongraves.com.
  4. [S802] Site - Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com