James Ralph Byrum1

M, #20545, b. 20 May 1914, d. 29 Jul 1992
Father*Isaac Benjamin Byrum1 b. 23 Nov 1879, d. 15 Sep 1940
Mother*Annie Marie Boyce1 b. 23 Jun 1881, d. 4 Dec 1964

Chronological Events

Marriage* James Ralph Byrum married Mary Beatrice Spivey.1 
Birth*20 May 1914 James Ralph Byrum was born on 20 May 1914 at Suffolk, City of Suffolk, Virginia, United States.1 
 He was the son of Isaac Benjamin Byrum and Annie Marie Boyce.1 
Death*29 Jul 1992 James Ralph Byrum died on 29 Jul 1992, at age 78 at Suffolk, City of Suffolk, Virginia, United States.1 
Obituary31 Jul 1992  OBITUARY: James Ralph Byrum, 78, of the 8700 block of S. Quay Road, a retired security guard, died July 29, 1992, in his home.
Mr. Byrum was born in Suffolk. He had retired from Franklin Equipment Co., and was a member of South Quay Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Beatrice Spivey Byrum; two sisters, Thadus B. Pate and Goldie B. White, and a brother, Joseph M. Byrum, all of Suffolk.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Hill Funeral Home by the Rev. Ronald Nickels and the Rev. William E. Hawkins. Burial will be in Cypress Chapel Christian Church Cemetery. Friends may join the family from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. today in the funeral home and other times at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to Nansemond-Suffolk Rescue Squad.

Published in The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, VA, July 31, 1992.2
Burial*1 Aug 1992 He was buried on 1 Aug 1992 at Cypress Chapel Christian Church Cemetery, Suffolk, City of Suffolk, Virginia, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 103521893.3 


Mary Beatrice Spivey b. 25 Jun 1916, d. 26 Jul 1993


  1. [S12] 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.