Malissa “Missy” Marie Byrd
Malissa “Missy” Marie Byrd, nee Blake, of Sullivan, Missouri was born on Wednesday, November 22, 1978 in Sullivan, Missouri to Keith Blake and Connie Plank Negretti and passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the age of 35 years, 7 months and 2 days.
Malissa married Brock Belfield in 1997 and to this union one daughter was born. She later married Robert T. Byrd on November 20, 2006 in Steelville, Missouri and to this union three daughters were born.
In school she was active in 4-H Club, Girl Scouts and Pep Squad. Her hobbies were watching scary movies, swimming, floating and camping. Malissa liked to have fun and play jokes on her friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clarence and Edna Plank and Ronald Crocker.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Byrd of Sullivan, Missouri; father, Keith Blake of Black, Missouri; mother Connie Negretti of Bourbon, Missouri; daughters, Andrea Belfield, Aryanna Byrd, Ashlynn Byrd and Amaya Byrd, all of Sullivan, Missouri; brothers, Keith H. Blake II of Bixby, Missouri, Thomas J. Blake of Cuba, Missouri and Joshua M. Blake of St. James, Missouri; sister, Amanda M. Blake of St. James, Missouri; father-in-law, Thomas Byrd of Ft. Myers, Florida and mother-in-law, Linda Hilsee of Sullivan, Missouri; grandparents, Matt and Bonnie Blake of Steelville, Missouri; Joy Crocker of Black, Missouri and Jim Flock of Sullivan, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Heather Cole of Sullivan, Missouri and Amber (David) Welsh of Ft. Myers, Florida; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 5-8 p.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri and funeral service Monday, June 30, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri, with Elder Denny Mathes officiating.
Burial was at the Smith Cemetery, Oates, Missouri.
Pallbearers were Marcus Bailey, William Rhoads, Edward Haar, William Bruner, III, Jason Hogan, Jim Roper and Oakley Graham.
All arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.