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In Memory of

Romelda Lashon Byrd

April 11, 1965 - September 7, 2016

Obituary


Romelda Lashon Alford Byrd was born To P.G. and Annette Alford on April 11, 1965 in Duarte, CA. Romelda was the eighth child of ten. At an early age Romelda's family moved to Pomona, CA where Romelda enjoyed her more formative years. Romelda was fun loving, funny and very social. She made many friends and maintained those friendships throughout her life. Romelda was known to many of us as one of the original "top models". After graduating from Pomona High School, Romelda pursued a career in medical billing and claims which was her passion. Ambitious...

Romelda Lashon Alford Byrd was born To P.G. and Annette Alford on April 11, 1965 in Duarte, CA. Romelda was the eighth child of ten. At an early age Romelda's family moved to Pomona, CA where Romelda enjoyed her more formative years. Romelda was fun loving, funny and very social. She made many friends and maintained those friendships throughout her life. Romelda was known to many of us as one of the original "top models". After graduating from Pomona High School, Romelda pursued a career in medical billing and claims which was her passion. Ambitious as ever, she moved to Las Vegas, Nevada for several years to pursue new opportunities "Mo Money". On June 15, 2016 Romelda was involved in a near fatal car accident. Although Romelda was doing well in her recovery, on September 7, 2016 Our Lord God called her home to rest.Romelda now joins in rest her parents P.G. Alford and Annette Alford, brothers P.G. Alford Jr. and Gyland Alford. Romelda leaves behind to mourn her loss three beautiful sons, Dejon Griffin, Bryon Byrd, Andre Sisson Jr. a daughter-in-law Marika Griffin and grandson Josiah Griffin. Romelda also leaves seven siblings, Gloria Alford Smith, Marilyn Alford Arceneaux, Dennis Alford, Carol Alford Whitfield, Gwendolyn Alford Parker, Barry Alford, Michelle Alford Jones and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family members and friends too numerous to name. Loved ones please know that, though not mentioned individually, the family of Romelda does love and appreciate each and every one of you.
Sister, the lord gave us just a short time to sit with you, laugh and cry with you, and just love you. We were truly blessed by your tremendous smile which shined with Gods love, grace, and awesome power. You lived true courage and faith. We are blessed, privileged, and empowered by the legacy you leave. You have our eternal love and you will most assuredly and greatly be missed "Mo Money" .