January 23, 1948 – May 5, 2018
Opal Jean Byrd, 70, of Easley passed away Saturday May 5, 2018 in Anderson. Born in Dacusville, South Carolina she is the daughter of the late Jacob Ponder Nabors and Inez Smith Nabors and the wife of the late Melvin Mack Byrd.
Opal is a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Piedmont, South Carolina. She spent her career as a weaver with Alice Manufacturing.
She is survived by two sons; Brian Raines (Angela) of Liberty, South Carolina, David Marcus Raines Jr. (Kelley) of Piedmont, South Carolina, one sister; Toranella Jean Osowicki ( Stanley) Of Easley, South Carolina, one brother; Jerry Smith Nabors of Easley, South Carolina, and six grandchildren; Dustin Raines (Rachael) of Walhalla, South Carolina, Amanda Perry (Shane) of Liberty, South Carolina, David Marcus Raines III of Easley, South Carolina, Justin Wade Raines of Travelers Rest, South Carolina, Dylan Franklin Stone of Piedmont, South Carolina, Brittany Jean Osowicki and her fiancé Leland Warner of Easley and one great grandchild; Rowdy Scott Raines of Walhalla, South Carolina.
Visitation will be held Tuesday May 8, 2018 1pm until 2pm at Dillard Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 2pm. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Dillard Funeral Home is assisting the Byrd Family.
Online condolences may be sent to WWW.Dillardfunerals.com
- Visitation Tuesday, May 8, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, May 8, 2018
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May 7, 2018
May 6, 2018
I worked with Opal since 2001, She was a wonderful person with a good heart and Spirit! I loved our talks and her enthusiasm for life. I told her one time she was an inspiration to me and I will truly miss her. My prayers are with her family and especially the Grandboy she spoke of often with much love. May God Bless each of you and be with you through the days to come.
May 6, 2018
Miss Opal sure was a nice lady. I worked with her at Ellison plant. She loved working and never wanted to talk about retirement. She told me about one of her grandsons that loved staying with her. She often talked about our Lord. She loved her lipstick. And I loved her. She will be missed.