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Carolyn (Brown) Byrd, a 74 year old Trenton, MO resident, passed away at 1:30 p.m., Monday, June 10, 2019 at Eastview Manor Care Center in Trenton.
Her body was cremated under the direction of Resthaven Mortuary. A visitation is scheduled from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 14, 2019 with a short Celebration of Life to follow. Memorial donations are suggested to the funeral home.
Carolyn June (Brown) Byrd was born April 16, 1945 in Mill Grove, MO to Jack D. and Margie (Rockhold) Brown. She graduated from Princeton High School and then received a nursing degree from Kansas City Kansas Community College. After graduation Carolyn worked at Bonner Springs Nursing home and later was a nursing home Activities Director in Desoto KS. She retired in 2004 from Centers for Long Term Care in Olatha, KS. Carolyn enjoyed taking care of the elderly in the nursing homes and on weekends spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed Bar-B-Que get togethers and was a diehard Chiefs fan.
Surviving relatives include her son Gregory Baecht of Trenton, a brother Jackie “Mike” Brown of Great Falls, MT, daughter-in-law Laura Hanes of Trenton, grandchildren Gary Dean Hanes, Miranda Hanes, Shayna Hanes, Bryan Townsend and Nicole Townsend, and great grandchildren Noah, Marlee Hanes, Sophia Townsend, Abby Felton, and Danny Felton.
Those preceding her include her parents, husband Gerald Baecht, sister, Wina Eastman daughter, Lonna Townsend and son Gary Dale Hanes.