Jack and Frances Byrd Leadership Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed

Donor: Frances Byrd

Established: 2007

Jack was born in Greenland, Arkansas and grew up in Habberton, Arkansas.  Frances was born in 1920 in Franklin County, Arkansas in a small town called Denny.  Jack and Frances were married in 1942.  Jack fought in two wars.  Shortly after WWII, Jack and Frances moved to Springdale, Arkansas in 1947 where they operated a gun shop for many years.  They had been married for 63 years when Jack died in 2005.  Frances passed away in 2013.