Nettie Marie Major, 80, passed away on August 14, 2022, at her residence in Nowata, Oklahoma.
Nettie was born on June 25, 1942, to Henry and Letha (Benson) Byrd in Alluwe, Oklahoma. Throughout her life, Nettie lived in different places including the Nowata area, Los Banos, California, and Salem, Oregon. She was married to Joe Major until his passing. Nettie was a loving homemaker, caring for her children and tending to her family and home. She was very committed to her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Nettie had a green thumb. She loved tending to yard and filling it with flowers and plants.
Nettie was preceded in death by her parents; Henry and Letha Byrd, her husband; Joe Major, her daughter; Debbie Myers, her stepson; Ben Deaver, her daughter-in-law; Vickie Deaver, her grandson; Justin Carpenter, her brothers; Jimmy Byrd, James Byrd, and Ronnie Byrd, and her sister; Annie Byrd.
Nettie is survived by her children; Ray Deaver of Silverton, Oregon, Donald Deaver of Nowata, Oklahoma, Roy Deaver and wife, Shawnna of Portland, Oregon, Carol Link and husband, Jerry of Nowata, Oklahoma, Robert Deaver and wife, Diane of Phoenix, Arizona, and Jodi Carpenter Barnes, her sisters; Diane Bilton of Salem, Oregon and Carrlen Major of Portland, Oregon, her brothers; Curtis Byrd and wife, Linda of Salem, Oregon, Ricky Byrd and wife, Dawn of Salem, Oregon, Doyal Byrd and wife, Jeanette of Salem, Oregon, and Pete Byrd of Salem Oregon, along with numerous other family members and friends.