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Stephanie Ellen Byrd

March 1, 2018
Stephanie Ellen Byrd
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Obituary for Stephanie Ellen Byrd

Stephanie Ellen Byrd, 50, died unexpectedly on March 1, 2018, in Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

Stephanie’s father, Harmon B. Byrd, II, preceded Stephanie in death. She is survived by her mother, Rosemary Byrd; sister, Anne Faircloth/Greg and their children, William and Rosemary; brother, Harmon B. Byrd, III/Amy; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and dear friends.

As a sociologist with a Ph. D. from New York University, Stephanie had many academic accomplishments, including a fellowship served at Emory University, many published articles, and several years as a professor of sociology at Christopher Newport University. A world traveler, Stephanie finally landed back home in Virginia Beach. She had a strong sense of social justice and of human interdependence. Stephanie was made of love, generosity, and integrity. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

She was laid to rest Friday, March 2, 2018, following a funeral mass at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Princess Anne Chapel assisting the family. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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11:00 AM 3/2/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church

5345 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church
5345 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach 23462 VA
United States

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