Anna Elizabeth Beard

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Beard, age 82, of Dacula, Ga. passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Henry Houston Beard, Dacula, Ga.; her children, Teresa Ridarick, Covington, Ga., Janis and Don Bennett, Walnut Cove, N.C., Shawn and Sandee Beard, Sharpsburg, Ga. and Ricky Beard, Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Heather Lester, Bryan Ridarick, Terri Neas, Katie Beard, Bryn Beard, Brandi Jones, John Holbrooks, Kyle Holbrooks, Alyx Kirk and Skylar Kirk; great grandchildren, Helena Eleftheratos, Caryn Neas, Adriahnna Prado and Ava Marlow; sister, Lula Mae Coil, Rogers, Ark. and sister in law, Mary Landrum, of Piggott Ark.

Mrs. Beard was born January 24, 1931 in Piggott, Ark., and was a 1949 graduate of Piggott High School. She attended Harding College in Searcy, Ark. and was retired from AT&T as a directory clerk. She was an avid bowler, a member of the Red Hat Society and she participated in Senior Olympics. She was a member of Buford Church of Christ.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Mr. Scott Harp officiating. Interment followed in the Melwood Cemetery in Decatur, Ga. The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday afternoon. Those wishing to express condolences, please sign our online guest book at