MARION -- Karen Elaine Byrd Christmas, 62, passed away suddenly at her home on Monday, June 24, 2019. Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Richardson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Watson Cemetery in Zion. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 3:00-4:00 PM at the funeral home.Mrs. Christmas was born in Mullins, a daughter of Bobbie Jean Hardy Byrd Stanford and the late Leon C. Byrd. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Harrelson Christmas, and her brother, Lenny Byrd. Mrs. Christmas was retired from Blumenthal Mills Inc. She loved her family, attending her church, Resurrection Life Church, and spending hours working with her beautiful flowers. Surviving are her mother, Bobbie Jean Stanford and her husband, Karen's other father, Clyde, of Mullins, SC; sons, Ethan Christmas of Mullins, SC, Jonathan Christmas and his wife, Stacey of Marion, SC; a sister, Sharon Humphrey and her husband, Glen of Columbia, SC; one grandchild, Brody Brown of Marion, SC; step-sisters, Twyla Carter and her husband, Jimmy of Summerville, SC and Sherry Stone of Summerville, SC; step-brother, Lonnie Stanford of Ladson, SC; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be sent to Watson Cemetery, C/O Jerry Hardy, PO Box 267 Mullins, SC 29571.An online register is available at RichardsonFH.net.