STONE MOUNTAIN - Claire Adams Byrd, 64, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2012.
She was the daughter of Virgil E. Adams and stepmother Shirley Gentry.
Survivors in addition to her parents include her husband of 45 years, William F. Byrd, Jr., Stone Mountain; a son, Heath A. Byrd, Elkton, Md.; brothers, Shannon Adams, Bogart, and Miles Adams, Nicholson, and their families.
Ms. Byrd was a graduate of Jefferson High School, Class of 1966. Claire began her working career in the Dean's office, School of Social Work at the University of Georgia. Then she embarked on a career in law for many years finally managing the law offices of Lane, O'Brien and Caswell in Atlanta. Ms. Byrd distinguished herself as a wife, mother and businesswoman.
Arrangements are private.
Flanigan Funeral Home, Buford, is in charge of arrangements.