Callie Lois Beard

Friday, August 1, 2014

Callie Lois Beard, 85, of Petersburg, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at her residence.

Mrs. Beard was a native of Beersheba Springs, Tenn. and daughter of the late Aubra Hill and Callie Dora Hale King. She was retired from Inter City Products and was a homemaker. She was a member of Farmington Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin W. Beard; two sisters, Josephine Eubanks and Ruby Mae Tate; two grandchildren, Angela and Tangie Tinker; and one great-grandchild, Breanna Beard.

She is survived by four daughters, Katherine Delores Barlowe of Cornersville, and Lillian Cashion, Loretta Curtis, and Linda Pigg, all of Lewisburg; two sons, Edwin W. Beard Jr. and David Beard, both of Lewisburg; two sisters, Katherine Cole of McMinnville and Violet Bennett of Ohio; three brothers, Calbert King of Beersheba Springs, and Charlie King and Arling King, both of McMinnville; 17 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted by two of her grandsons, Michael and Jeff Edde, on Saturday, Aug. 2, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Round Hill Cemetery.

The family will be at London Funeral Home Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour for visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society c/o Susie Boatright, 2382 Lynnville Highway, Cornersville, TN 37047.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.