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Violet Dean (Escue) Byrd

September 14, 1952 — January 3, 2021

Mrs. Violet Byrd, age 68, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Sunday, January 3rd, 2021 at 12:51 PM at the Medical Center of Bowling Green, KY.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home, Franklin, KY.  Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 at 1:00 PM at will burial to follow in Restlawn Memory Garden in Simpson County, KY.

Violet was born on September 14, 1952 in Bethpage, TN to the late Owen Grover Escue and the late Betty Sue Rippy Escue.  She is also preceded in death by 4 older siblings, Robert Escue, Kenneth Escue, Lorene Clark and David Escue.

She is survived by a son, Stacy Bishop of Franklin, KY; 5 siblings, Faye Escue of Franklin, KY, Dale Escue of Franklin, KY, Daniel Escue of Franklin, KY, Calvin Escue of Franklin, KY, Larry Escue of Franklin, KY; a half-sister, Frances Ladd of Gallatin, TN.

Violet was a member of Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Franklin, KY.  She like to read and enjoyed her pets.  Violet worked at Harmon Becker in Franklin, KY.

Online condolences may be made at www.gilbertfhonline.com and the complete obituary may be read on our Facebook page, Gilbert Funeral Home of Franklin, KY.

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

9:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

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325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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