BIOGRAPHIES of HENDERSON CO TN

CHESTER A. BYRD Minister of the North Lexington Circuit of the Methodist Church is the Rev. C.A. Byrd, who has been a resident of Lexington since June 1959.

Born in Henry County, near McKenzie, on Dec. 22, 1905, the Rev. Byrd is a son of Mrs. Georgia Byrd Reed of Dresden and the late William A. Byrd. He attended the various schools of Weakley County TN.

On Feb. 7, 1926 he was married to Mary Gwendolin Adams and they have four daughters; Mrs. Clareda Mansfield and Mrs. Louetta Jinkins both of Gleason, and Shirley 14 and Rachel 8, both attending school here.

Prior to entering the ministry, the Rev. Byrd was an active member of his local church, filling all offices at various times.

Local Newspaper "People You Know" May 23, 1952

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