Mrs. Patsy Gilbert Byrd, born Febuary 10, 1941, is originally from a town named Ninety Six in Greenwood, South Carolina. She moved to Winnsboro when she was about 18 years old, with her late husband, Marion L. Byrd. They had two children, Phillip Byrd and Stephen Byrd.
Mrs. Byrd is very involved in her church, Cornor Stone Church of God. She enjoys gospel singing, dancing, and going to the Blackstock Station to hear her favorite old hymns and old country blues. Earlier in life, she was a breakfast manager in Winnsboro and worked at Small World Daycare for many years.