In Memoriam
Lena Nicole Byrd
Sequoyah Student  Class of 2001

Lena Nicole Byrd Noisewater  ,  daughter of Treva Delaine Bunch and Lloyd Edward Byrd was born October 29, 1982 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and departed this life on March 18, 2011 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the age of 28 years, 4 months and 17 days.

On March 5, 2005 Lena was united in marriage to TJ Noisewater and this union was blessed with two sons; Geremiah and Dustin Noisewater. Lena was a loyal friend, caring daughter, devoted wife, loving mother, beloved granddaughter, and compassionate to everyone she met. She graduated from Sequoyah High School in 2001 where she was the valedictorian of her graduating class and was a very gifted athlete in all sports. She also graduated from Connors State College.

Lena always gave more than 100% at everything she attempted. She was known for speaking her mind, and always standing up for what she believed in. She was a smart and beautiful woman inside and out. Her smile radiated and seemed to light up the room. She will be greatly missed by all the lives she touched.

Lena was met in heaven by loved ones preceding her in death including great grandparents, Lee and Leatha Quinton Bunch, Mary Jane Lawhead, Rosa Lee Byrd, brother in law; Dustin Noisewater, cousin; Clay Stilwell and many other great aunts and uncles.

Lena’s family left to carry on her memory includes her husband; TJ, and sons; Geremiah and Dustin Noisewater all of the home in Welling, OK, Parents; Treva and Billy Hooper of Stilwell, OK, Lloyd “Dino” and Pam Byrd of Tahlequah, OK, one brother; Justin Muskrat of Stilwell, OK, grandparents; Hubert and Lorene Bunch of Bunch, Ok, uncle; Greg “Pud” Bunch and wife Susie of Bunch, OK, aunt; Sherry Helsley and husband Jason of Tahlequah, OK, Joanna Watie and husband Sundown of Stilwell, OK. Cousins; Kyron Gonzales, Nate Bunch and wife Michelle, Riley and Heath Bunch, Kyle, Ryan and Caleb Helsley, Sonya Cochran and husband Son, Sundown Watie Jr., and wife Mandy, Sky and Shayna Watie, several other paternal relatives and many friends also survive her.

Funeral Services will be held, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Roberts / Reed - Culvre Funeral Chapel with Bro. Joseph Ketcher and Bro. Todd Dowty officiating. Interment followed in the Chuculate Cemetery under the direction of Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home.