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Official Obituary of

Arsenya Renee Appolonia

April 24, 1967 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 56) 56 Years Old

Arsenya Appolonia Obituary

Arsenya Renee Byrd "Senie" was born April 24, 1967, in Cleveland, Ohio to the parentage of James Byrd and LaTricia Renee Byrd. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio she received her diploma from South High School and later moved to Dry Branch, Georgia before residing in Macon, Georgia. Arsenya obtained her Associate Degree in Applied Technology in CIS Computer Support Specialist, a Diploma in Business Education-Accounting, completed a program in Computer Information Systems-Microcomputer Specialist where she received another Diploma. Furthermore, she received Certificates of Achievements obtained in the following areas: Desktop Application Technician, Hardware Specialist, Application Software Specialist, IT Assistant Support Technician, Installation and Support Technician, Microcomputer Specialist, Management and Supervisory Development all obtained from Central Georgia Technical College. In addition, Arsenya attended Kaplan University, where she made the President's List Honors. Byrd was well respected and a dedicated manager at Burger King. She was the epitome of customer service. "Senie" previously was a Tax Preparer, worked at other fast-food chains, U-Haul, but Central Georgia Technical College is where she made an impact assisting young adults in getting their GED's to enhance their livelihood.

Arsenya was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, niece, auntie, cousin, and friend. She called a spade a spade and enjoyed having fun with her family and traveling with John. Importantly, within her early childhood, "Senie" accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. Her relationship and faith in God became stronger when she birthed her third child who later in life encountered two heart transplants. The gift of life given her son influenced her to become an organ donor. The blessing shared allowed her to enhance and save the lives of 51 people. 

In Holy Matrimony, she married her friend, John Appolonia on Sunday, March 27, 2022. They traveled and enjoyed sharing time bargain shopping, eating, laughing, and spending time with family.

Our beloved, was presented a boarding pass to fly high above into the Heaven for paradise, laugh more graciously and louder while looking down upon us on Saturday, February 17, 2024, and thereafter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and LaTricia " Trish" Byrd; grandparents, Gloria and James Thomas, S.T. Sailor; great grandparents, Ulyses and Indiana Oatman; aunts: Lorraine Patterson, Annie Ivory, LouAna Brooks; uncles: Ulyses "Sonny" Oatman Jr., Theodore "Teddy "Oatman, Thomas "Tommy" Oatman, Matthew "Tiny" Oatman, Duane "Robin" Thomas; cousin: Jason Sims; father-in-law: Dominic Appolonia; brother-in-law: Michael Appolonia "Senie" leaves to cherish her memories: husband, John D. Appolonia; four children: Tyrey Byrd (Anzia), Denasia White, Isaiah Peterson (Brianna), and Channing Byrd; nephews like a son: Leshon Brooks, Jamirio Morris, Marvin Morris Jr.; eleven grandchildren: Labrasia Byrd, TyShanna Byrd, Tyrey Byrd Jr., Tylia Byrd, Alyssa Peterson, Breyana Peterson, JhaNiya White, JaiAna White, Amyaa Fluellen, Azzerion Byrd, Travion Byrd, Tyliya Byrd; one great-grand-daughter: Monica Crutchfield; sisters: Lakisha Byrd-Vaughn, Joyce "Renee" Russell, Teresa Morris (Marvin); brothers: twins-Reginald Byrd and Raymond Byrd; grandmother-Annie Wilkins; mother-in-law: Mikelin Appolonia; sister-in-law: Theresa Telgenhoff (Martin); brother-in-law: Mark Appolonia (Rachelle); Aunts: Ethere Oatman, Vickie Grant (Odies), Bonita Grizzelle, Gizell Thomas, Lori Ann Curry, Valencia Byrd-Shelton (Riley), Candice Byrd-Allen (Jessie); Uncles: James "Jimmie" Thomas, Barry Byrd (Klom), Richard Byrd, Ronald Byrd; host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Memorial Service
March 16, 2024

11:00 AM

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Memorial Service ~ Calvin J. Bentley, Sr. Memorial Chapel

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