Arnelle S. Byrd passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, after a long battle with cancer. Survivors include three sons, Carl C. Byrd III and family, James M. Byrd and family, and Jon D. Byrd; Two sisters, Brenda S. Stone and family, and Becky S. Thomas and family. The family asks that any donations be made to Hospice of Chattanooga. She ask that her body be donated for further research. A memorial will be held for her after the beginning of the year.