Julia ‘Red’ Scarbeary-Byrd

Julia-Byrd001-194x240Julia ‘Red’ Scarbeary-Byrd, 100, of Syracuse, Ind., passed away on Aug. 30, 2013, at Millers Merry Manor in Syracuse.

She was born on July 25, 1913, to R. Ramey and Rosa (Davis) Whitaker. She married Bueford Scarbeary who preceded her. Years later, she married Jessie Byrd who also preceded her.

She retired from the Dana Corporation in Syracuse. She attended the Strong Tower Worship Center in Ligonier, Ind.

She is survived by her son: Bill Scarbeary, Columbia City, Ind.; two daughters: Michele Morris, Libertyville, Ind.; and Arlene Kincaid, Goshen, Ind.; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; one sister: Monnie Lee, Goshen, Ind.

She was preceded by one grandson, four brothers and four sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Eastlund Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the funeral hom. Burial will follow at the Byer Cemetery in Syracuse.

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