Mary Doris Beard
Death date: April 24, 2011
Funeral services for Mary Doris Beard of Cordele will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011 in the chapel Of Rainey Family Funeral Services. Burial will follow in Penia Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Beard, 86, passed away Sunday at Crisp Regional Nursing and Rehab. A life-long resident of Cordele, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Missy McKinney Mixon and the widow of Hugh Beard. She was also preceded in death by her son, Hugh Beard, Jr. Mrs. Beard was a teller (RET) at First State Bank of Cordele and a member of Penia Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Brigitte Beard of Riverside, CA; a granddaughter, Suzanne Ammirato of Charolette, NC; a grandson, Andrew Beard of Houston, TX; a great-granddaughter, Bella Ammirato of Charolette, NC; and several nieces and nephews.