Byrum, Jack


JACK BYRUM of Franklin, Ind. and former resident of Clinton, Ind., father of the Rev. Dave Byrum, Superintendent of the East District of the Indiana Conference, died Thursday, June 12, 2014. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 at the Swartz Family Mortuary, 300 S. Morton Street (US31) in Franklin. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 at Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive (north of SR44) in Franklin. Survivors include: his children Kathy J. (Dan) Phelps of Somerset, Ky., Rev. David (Becky) Byrum of Muncie, Ind. and Douglas M. (Susan) Byrum of Brighton, Mich.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. As the Lay Leader of the Terre Haute District of the former South Conference, Jack Byrum was especially interested in lay leadership development and missions. He also was a Boy Scout Troop Leader and a member of the Union Hospital Board of Directors. Memorials contributions can be made to the Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home, 515 W. Camp Street, Lebanon, IN 46052, Rejuvenate Scholarships through the United Methodist Foundation of Indiana, 8401 Fishers Center Drive, Fishers, IN 46038 or to the ministry or charity of your choice. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. & Mrs. Dave (and Becky) Byrum, 3645 Briarwood, Suite B, Muncie, IN 47304.

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