Griffin Leggett Conway Funeral Home

1751 Dave Ward DR, Conway, AR


Tommie L Beard

September 13, 1949April 13, 2020

Tommie Lee Beard, 70, of Conway, Arkansas passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 at Conway Regional Hospital.

A private memorial service was held on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Griffin Leggett Funeral Home.

Tommie Lee Beard was born in Detroit, Michigan to Thomas and Merline Waters on September 13, 1949. She went to school at Pine Street High in Conway, AR. She was married to Bobby Beard (deceased), and later married Andrew Wilkerson in Flint, MI. She attended Mott Community College in Flint, MI, and worked as an Inspector for General Motors for over 30 years. She loved to travel, shop, bowl, and spend time with family.

Tommie is preceded in death by father Thomas Waters, mother Merline Burton, stepfather Aubrey Burton, sisters Genette Sanders and Greta Jean Waters, stepbrothers Artice and Thomas Burton.

Tommie is survived by sons William (Tracy) Waters, Randall (Pam) Beard, daughters Lecia and Brandie Beard; sisters Ruby, Evelyn and Paulette Waters, Alma (Jerry) Criswell, Ruthie (Elvis) Easterwood, Christine (Eddie) Williams; brothers Stanley, Larry (Baberly), and David Waters, Gerome (Joyce), and Fred (Vanessa) Burton; grandchildren DeAndric (Jessica) Humphrey, Alexandria, and Herbert (Ashley) Waits, and Jordan Beard; 9 great grandchildren, a host of nephews and nieces, family, and friends.

The family of Tommie Lee Beard wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the doctors and nurses of Conway Regional Hospital.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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David Waters

April 18, 2020

My sister lived a blessed life I remember all the summers that she allowed me to come and spend time with her and my nephew and neices I will miss her but never forget her and I know that I'll see her again this is for the family love each other hard don't have any regrets I love you all God bless you all.

Lashana Shelton

April 17, 2020

My prayers to family

Tyrone Scott

April 17, 2020

We went to Pine Street together.

Lashonda Townsend

April 16, 2020

Sorry for your lost Randy you all are in my prayers.

Elissa Douglas

April 15, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. Brandie, you and your family will be in my prayers.

Elissa Douglas

Danielle Henry

April 15, 2020

My condolences to the family. Brandie, I am praying for your strength. Keep your head up. When this all passes I will have a hug for you.❤️
Mrs. Ruthie and Mrs. Ruby my prayers are with both of you.
Danielle Henry


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