Martha Elizabeth “Betty” Groce McBryde, 84, of Star City, passed away on April 29, 2020 at her home.

She was born on January 25, 1936 in Monticello to the late Felix Rogers and Christabell McKeown Groce.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Star City, co-owner of McBryde Oil Company for many years and was a graduate of Pine Bluff High School.

Also preceding her in death were her husband, Robert “Bob” Samuel McBryde, Sr.; a brother, William “Bill” Groce; and a sister, Clarice “TC” Groce Wilkerson.

Survivors include a son, Sam (Tonja) McBryde of Pine Bluff; daughter, Lissa (Shawn) Stark of Blue Springs, Missouri; four grandchildren, John Robert (Savannah) McBryde, Laura (Derik) McBryde, John Patrick Stark, and Shawn Michael (Jordan) Stark; and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

A private graveside family service will be held Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Leek Cemetery with Bro. Elwin Ollar officiating.

Honorary pallbearers are Taylor Grayson, Bracy Wilkerson, Scott Wilkins, Justin Wilkins, John Robert McBryde, Shawn Michael Stark, John Patrick Stark, Tyler Carter, Israel Mendoza, Caleb Walker, Andrew Dodd, Jeff Chambers, Jim Tadel, Don Woolsey, Jim Haley, Royce Nielson, Robert Mitchell, Johnny McGraw, Robert Smith Floyd, Robert Wilson Floyd, Ronald Morgan, Danny Henley, Barry Boren, Frank Appleberry, and Derek Thornton.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Golden Circle Sunday School Class or the Christmas Decoration Fund, PO Box 368, Star City, AR 71667; or Amy’s Animal Rescue of Star City, PO Box 184, Star City, AR 71667.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City.