Elsie Odella Baines1

F, #20505, b. Aug 24, 1898, d. Oct 11, 1992

Chronological Events

Birth*Aug 24, 1898 Elsie Odella Baines was born on Aug 24, 1898 at Nansemond, City of Suffolk, Virginia, United States.1 
Marriage*Nov 23, 1913 She married George William Byrum, son of Daniel Etheridge Byrum and Sarah Louise Byrum, on Nov 23, 1913.1 
Death*Oct 11, 1992 Elsie Odella Baines died on Oct 11, 1992, at age 94 at Virginia, United States, in a nursing home.1 
ObituaryOct 13, 1992  OBITUARY: Elsie Odella Byrum, 94, of the 2100 block of Wilroy Road, died Oct. 11, 1992, in a nursing home.
Mrs. Byrum was born in Nansemond County. She was the oldest living member of Magnolia United Methodist Church. She was an honorary life member of the United Methodist Women. She was the widow of George W. Byrum.
Survivors include a daughter, Odelle B. Oliver of Suffolk; four sons, William E. Byrum, George W. Byrum and John A. Byrum, all of Suffolk, and Joseph E. Byrum of Roanoke; three sisters, Mary E. Byrum of Suffolk, Lillian O. Grubbs of Newport News and Johnnie M. Martin of Virginia Beach; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Magnolia United Methodist Church by the Rev. Linwood G. Cook. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Friends may join the family at the residence. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the church's Memorial Fund, 1764 Wilroy Road, Suffolk 23434

Published in The Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) - October 13, 1992, Pg. D2.2
Burial*Oct 14, 1992 She was buried on Oct 14, 1992 at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Suffolk, City of Suffolk, Virginia, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 108640284.3


George William Byrum b. Jan 26, 1887, d. Oct 24, 1965


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