A memorial for Lois H. Byrd will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at First Presbyterian Church of Petaluma, 939 B St.

Mrs. Byrd died at the age of 97.

A registered nurse, Mrs. Byrd was also a medical records librarian, a Stephen Minister, an avid lifelong learner and a yoga student.

She started attending First Presbyterian Church of Petaluma in 1952 and was ordained an elder in 1957.

Mrs. Byrd is surved by her husband, Albert Byrd; children, Emerson Eugene Byrd, Lois Byrd Dolley, Leland Byrd and Terry Byrd; grandchildren; great-grandchildren great; and great-great grandchildren.

A potluck reception will be held in the church hall after the memorial.

Donations in her memory may be given to Planned Parenthood.