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Michael Byrne

Funeral services for Mr. Michael Byrne will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at Riverwood Family with interment in Mt. Olive Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, at Riverwood.

Michael Julius “Bernie” Byrne, 64, of Brookhaven, Mississippi, passed from this life Sept. 24, 2019, at Country Brook Nursing Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1954, to L.C. Byrne and Myrtle Richardson Byrne. Michael was a 1973 graduate of Brookhaven Academy and completed his education with a bachelor’s degree. He was the District 2 Election Supervisor for 15 years. He was a member of the Lions Club and was a person with deep love and compassion for people. He also loved anything farm related. He was a member of Mt. Zion Church of Christ.

He is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Julius and Cornie Richardson and Reasy and Willie Mae Byrne and Edwin Rank.

Those who are left to cherish his memory are his sister and brother-in-law, Tammy Byrne Jackson and Bruce Jackson; and his beloved aunt, Laura Ann Byrne Whetzel and numerous cousins, whom he treasured.

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