Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Sybil “Bigun” Byrd

Born: 9/30/1902

Died: 5/17/1999

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Sybil “Bigun” Byrd, 96, of Stigler was born August 30, 1902 in Stigler, Indian Territory to James Marvin and Elizabeth (Daugherty) Byrd. She passed away Monday, May 17th 1999 in Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma.

She was a homemaker and she attended Business College. Sybil and her sister, Pauline Byrd Webb, were very proud of their Indian Heritage.

She is survived by two nieces, Imogene “Webb” Archibald of Mexia, Texas, and Sue Skinner Crisp of Ft. Gibson; nine great nieces and nephews, nine great-great nieces and nephews, one great-great-great niece and one great-great-great nephew.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Byrd; three sisters, Lillian Byrd Robinson, Edith Byrd Skinner and Pauline Byrd Webb; one nephew Alvin P. Skinner, Jr.