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Linnoah M. ByrdJanuary 15, 1956 ~ March 10, 2017 (age 61)
Linnoah Mirriece Byrd was born January 15, 1956 in Gary, IN to father, Eddie L. Wise and mother, Sadie Branaugh. She grew up in a large and loving family with one sister and five brothers. They shared many fond memories including, her receiving her nickname “Twolee” from a friend.
After graduating from LaPorte High School in 1974, Twolee’s love for family grew after marrying Harlan Byrd and raising three beautiful children. Her children were the apple of her eye.
Twolee had the heart to be of service and a genuine love for cooking. She used her talents in her professional life as a cook for Bob Evans for several years. She used her talents in her personal life cooking for family gatherings. She really loved her family. She led a very active life playing softball, shooting pool, and bowling.
Twolee was called home to be with the Lord on March 10, 2017 at the age of 61.
Twolee is survived by her three children; Harlan Byrd jr., Tone’a Byrd, and Tremaine Byrd: one sister, Bernadine ( Clifford) Murphy; three brothers, Richard (Dana) Wise, Bertrand (Antoinette) Wise and Landrum Wise; seven grandchildren, Harlan Bryd III, Davion Batchelder, Damarion Batchelder, Destinee Byrd, Desiree Byrd, Tavion Byrd and Saniyah Sims; special sister-in-law Glenda Thomas; special Cousin Annette Gregory; special niece Shalaywa Murphy; four God daughters, Santrell Anderson, Tierra Thomas, Taleigha Thomas and Katreece Steward and three special friends, Patricia Smoot, Barbara Jean Gerron and Anna ‘Cooky’ Thomas. As well as a host of nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved so dearly.
Greeting her home is her mother, father and two brothers, Ronald and Eugene Wise.