Kay M. Byrd is a former Christian educator and seminary administrative staff member. She is an “armchair” historian and budding genealogist. Married to Davis Byrd for 45 years, Kay has enjoyed researching both of their families through the years. She is a graduate of the University of Louisville and holds a Master of Arts degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2011, she published Traveling Companions: The Byrd Family of Mt. Olive, Mississippi. Besides seeking family roots, Kay enjoys traveling, craft projects, and family activities. She has two grown children and five grandchildren. She and Davis live in Canton, Ga.