Obituary for Byron Jay "Jaybird" Holton
Byron Jay “Jaybird” Holton
Funeral services for Mr. Byron Jay “Jaybird” Holton of West Monroe, LA will be 10:00am Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in the chapel of Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe with Pastor Art Beebe officiating. Interment will follow at Serenity Gardens in West Monroe under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5:00pm until 8:00pm Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the funeral home.
Mr. Holton was born March 27, 1962 in Monroe, LA and passed from this life on October 1, 2017 in West Monroe, LA at the age of 55. He was employed as a truck driver with JPS Equipment Rental in West Monroe. Jay was loved by many, a friend to all and never met a stranger. Most of all, he loved his wife, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was the best dad, “Paw” and uncle around.
He is preceded in death by his father, J.W. Holton.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Holton; three children, Todd Self, Scott Self and Gwenee Banes and husband Wayne; his mother, June Holton; his sister, Lori Gibson and husband, Larry; his brother, Eric Holton and wife, Kristi; seven grandchildren, Bethani, Logan, Nocona, Taylor, Kara, Jayde and Meadow; one great-grandchild, Bentley; nieces and nephews, Jeff, Julie, Sarah and Marilee; also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Pallbearers will be Nocona Self, Taylor Self, Jeff Gibson, Fred Kersh, Jamie Swillie, Ken Armstrong, Scott Armstrong and Craig Armstrong.
Online guestbook: www.griffinfuneralhome.net
Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA