Mary Linda Ardrey Byrum

May 20, 1939September 7, 2018

Mrs. Mary Linda Ardrey Byrum, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully and went home to be with her Lord on Friday, September 7, 2018, at Atrium Health – Main.

Linda was born on May 20, 1939, in Charlotte, North Carolina, to the late William McCullough Ardrey and Mary Ellen Hawfield Ardrey. Linda was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Horace Frank Byrum, Sr. She is survived by her son Frank Byrum, Jr. (Caroline), her daughter Lisa Byrum Eberts (Earl), her grandchildren Amanda, Michael (Tiffany), Brice (Shanna); siblings Jane Clawson, Bill Ardrey, Erskine Ross, Tom Ardrey, Sam Ardrey, and Joe Ardrey; and many nieces and nephews. She was a member of Harrison United Methodist Church where she and Horace were MYF counselors, and she participated in the library committee, Friendship Circle, and Stephen Ministry. She was involved in the Christian Business Women, Lower Providence Community House, Daughters of the American Revolution – Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter, and enjoyed golf, painting and crafts, and reading.

A funeral service will be held at Harrison United Methodist Church, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 2:00PM. There will be a reception for family and friends in Hammill Hall at the church after the gravesite service. Memorial gifts may be made to the Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute Fund or Carolinas Nursing Endowment C/O Atrium Healthcare Foundation, PO Box 32861, Charlotte, NC 28232.

The family wishes to thank Home Instead Senior Care and Linda’s caregiver Martha Frame and the staff of the Dickson Heart Intensive Care Unit at Atrium Health – Main.


  • Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute Fund
  • Carolinas Nursing Endowment C/O Atrium Healthcare Foundation



  • Funeral Service Wednesday, September 12, 2018
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, September 12, 2018


  • Reception Following Graveside Service

Mary Linda Ardrey Byrum

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