Bessie I. Beard (née Smith), 1878-1981

her remains can be found at Walnut Grove Cemetery in lot 30  - section B  - space #2 south (view map) .
Arrangements were made by Rutherford-Corbin Funeral Home. The burial took place on Monday, January 4, 1982.
Contact Walnut Grove and Flint Cemeteries for more information.

Bessie I. Beard, age 103, formerly of 2339 W. Granville Rd., Worthington, Thursday, December 31, 1981, at the Will-O-Lock Haven, Daugher of Lena Mae Vining & Wayne Smith. Widow of John L Beard. Preceded in death by son Walter R. Beard. Survived by daughters Mrs. Rhea Henson, of Lexington, Kentucky, and Mrs. Charlotte R. Southard, of Worthington; 2 grandsons, Eric Henson, of Philadelphia, Pa., and Jan Henson, of Braintree, Mass.; granddaughter, Mrs. Barbara Hoecke, of Mechanicsville, Va.; 2 great-grandsons, Paul and Christopher Hoecke. Charter member of Linworth United Methodist Church. Past Matron of Worthington Chapter No. 287 O.E.S. Member of the Linworth Thimble Club. Funeral service 11:30 a.m. Minday at the Rutherford-Corbin Funeral Home 515 High St., Worthington. Rev. Thomas E. Sagenborf officiating. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Interment Walnut Grove Cemetery.. O.E.S. Service 8 p.m. Sunday. Contributions may be made to Will-O-Lock Haven, 55 Lazelle Rd., Worthington.