On June 11, 2022, at 2:08, we lost our beloved mother Anna Saphira Byrd Nodine Jordan. She was 84 years old. 

She was proceeded in death by her parents, W.C and Lila Byrd; and son, Randy Joe Nodine.

She was born in Elkins on Aug. 1, 1937. She lived most of her life in Arkansas, with stops in Idaho and Missouri. At the time of her death, she lived in Mayfield with her daughter Regina, surrounded by family.

She is survived by her sister, Zelda Kay Byrd; and brother, Lanny Dean Byrd and wife, Sharon Byrd; her four children, Ricky Edward and wife, Mona Nodine, Rovetta “Sheri” Nodine and Linda Lewis, Regina Kay Nodine, and her baby, Nicky Dean Nodine. She has 10 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. She was “Mom Anna” to numerous others.

There will be a celebration of life at the Mayfield Church (18570 Highway 303 Fayetteville AR 72703) on July 2, 2022, at 4 p.m. 

Mom requested that everyone wear bright, colorful clothing and in lieu of flowers donate to your favorite charity. 

There will be a gathering of family and friends immediately following the service at Alex and Nicki Nodine’s (22601 Mayfield Church, Fayetteville, AR 72703.) 

Services are entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.