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Helen Wynona Byrd Perdue

March 26, 1941 ~ November 24, 2021 (age 80)

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Florence, SC


          Mrs. Helen Wynona Byrd Perdue, age 80, formerly of Patrick, SC, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church by Rev. Bryan Chapman with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 6:00 PM Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.


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          Mrs. Perdue was born March 26, 1941 in Chesterfield County, SC a daughter of the late L.E. and Geneva Clark Byrd. She was a retired seamstress, having worked for over 25 years with Patrick Sportswear and Chesterfield Manufacturing. Mrs. Perdue also drove the school bus for Plainview Elementary for several years.  Following her retirement, she enjoyed volunteering at the Chesterfield Historical Society. Wynona was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church where she served as church pianist for many years. Her hobbies included sewing, working with ceramics, working word search puzzles, and reading and studying history.


          In addition to her parents, Mrs. Perdue was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Malcolm Byrd, and Darrell Byrd; and 1 sister, Doris Winburn.


          Survivors include her husband, Wyman Eugene Perdue; son, William Luke (Theresa) Perdue of Chesterfield, SC; daughters, Pattie Perdue (Ken) Hudson of Darlington, SC, Gelene Perdue (Michael) Anderson of Effingham, SC; grandchildren, Jacob (MJ) Hudson, Jonathan Hudson, Casey Anderson (Brandon) Taylor, William (Iris) Perdue, Oakley (Kaci) Anderson, and Victoria Perdue (Matthew) Phelan; great - grandchildren, Woods Taylor, Kimber Taylor, John Thomas Anderson, Riley Hudson, and Colt Anderson; sister, Betty Lou Parsons; and numerous nieces and nephews.


          Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, www.showthemlove.org



          Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Perdue family.





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November 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home
318 E Main Street
Chesterfield, SC 29709

Funeral Service
November 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
1652 Mt Olivet Church Rd
Patrick, SC 29584

Committal Following Funeral

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
1652 Mt Olivet Church Rd
Patrick, SC 29584

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