Tanisha Dominique Byrd

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Tanisha Dominique Byrd

January 15, 1988 ~ December 8, 2014 (age 26)


GREENSBORO  – My Princess is a miracle child of God.  On December 8, 2014, God called his Princess Tanisha Dominique Lee Byrd home to his palace.  Tanisha was born to Debra J. Safford Lee and Paul Lee, Sr., on January 15, 1988. 

Tanisha attended Switchback Elementary School until sixth grade.  Always first in science, Tanisha wrote her own poetry which are on Poetry Poems.com.  Tanisha graduated from Smith High School.  After graduating in 2006, Tanisha worked numerous jobs including state road cosmetology and nursing school.  During this time, she met and married Andre Byrd, Sr., while also attending A& T University. 

“Tink” was a warm, caring, and loving young woman who helped her mother while attending school.  She also assisted in the love and nurturing of her nephews Shemayiah Adams and Kam Ron Turner-Safford. 

Tanisha was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Leroy “Kilroy” and Lula “Pet Lou” Safford.  Paternal grandparents Billy and Ella Lee; uncles Laurence and Johnny Safford, David Lee, and aunt, Vernita Lee; also her children twins, son Andre, Jr. and daughter.

Tanisha’s precious memories are left to be cherished by her best friend and mother Debra J. Safford Lee and Paul L. Lee, Sr.; brothers Clayton and Jammaal Safford, Paul, Jr., Brian, Gregory, and Ivan Lee; aunt, Leona Safford; uncles Leroy Safford, Sr., William (Kandi) Safford, Mary Elaine and Larry Lee; numerous cousins and friends including Tamia Rucker.

A funeral service will be held 7:00PM, Friday, December 12, 2014, at Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.  Visitation from 6:00PM – 7:00PM. Interment will be held Saturday, December 13, 2014, at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Bluefield, West Virginia.  

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  • December 12, 2014
    Tracy Glover says:
    Debra and Family, Sending my love and prayers. Tracy Glover