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Katherine Casey Byron / March 12, 2020

Katherine Casey Byron of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of South Boston, died March 8, 2020. Mrs. Byron was 102 years of age and lived in Bradenton Oaks Assisted Living. She was the daughter of John James Casey and Ellen Smith Casey. Katherine enjoyed many activities such as trivia, bingo, cards, crafts, sports and casinos. While living in South Boston, she was a retail manager and retired after 10 years (11 campaigns) as executive secretary of the Halifax United Way. Active in the Tuesday Women’s Club and member of St. Paschal Catholic Church, where she served on the parish council.

She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas A. Byron. Survived by two daughters, Maureen B. (Herb) Gee and Patricia B. (James) Burgess of Bradenton and a son, Thomas P. Byron of Mullins, S.C.; six grandchildren, Charlene D. Godbold of San Diego, Calif., Michael C. D’Agata of Charlotte, N.C., James W. Burgess II of Raleigh, N.C., Andre G. Self of Doylestown, Pa., Sean G. Casey of Florence, S.C. and Christina Allyson Byron of Mullins, S.C. Loved by 13 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass Saturday March 14, at 11 a.m. at St. Paschal Catholic Church, followed by interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Visitation for Katherine will be held Friday, March 13 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Powell’s Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers please consider a contribution to St. Paschal Catholic Church or a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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