Mildred Juanita Beard
February 24, 1931 – July 25, 2019
The Graveside Service for Mildred “Nita” Beard, 88, of Athens, will be Saturday July 27, 2019 at 2:30 P.M. at Roselawn Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
Mrs. Beard passed away on Thursday July 25, 2019 at her residence. She was born February 24, 1931 in Halls, TN; to Arthur Brown and Myra Juanita Erwin. Mrs. Beard is preceded in death by her parents, husband Rev. William Oliver Beard, one sister Celia Faye Harvey, and two brothers.
She served as a preacher’s wife at First Christian Church of Athens, AL, nurse at Athens Limestone Hospital for 29 years, and worked with Dr. Sahu later in life until retiring at the age of 84.
Mrs. Beard is survived by her two sons Joe Christopher Beard and wife Janice of Thibodaux, LA, and Lawrence Arthur Beard and wife Patricia Hill of Jacksonville, AL, one daughter Cynthia Beard Boris and husband Robert of Athens, AL, two sisters Carlene Evelyn Adams of GA; and Katherine Frances Paige of TN.
In lieu of flowers please make donations for Limestone Hospice of AL.