Jan. 21, 1929 – April 13, 2022
Lorene Mildred Beard, 93, of Tylertown, died April 13, 2022. She was born Jan. 21, 1929, in Marion County.
Funeral services were April 15, 2022, at Capps Funeral Home, burial in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Rev. Justin Knight officiating.
She was a deacon’s wife. As a member of Tylertown Baptist church, she was an active member of the Friendship Club and the serving committee in the kitchen. She enjoyed working in her yard, shopping trips with family, and cooking. Her favorite pastime was walking in her neighborhood with friends daily.
She was an exceptional seamstress and enjoyed making her daughters’ church dresses and clothes for their Barbie dolls. She was a supportive military wife for 44 years traveling the U.S. and settling in Tylertown.
She was preceded in death by her husband William T (Billy) Beard; father Seaman M Bullock; mother Ettie Lott Bullock; daughter Cherry Beard Smith; granddaughter Cory Turner Trevino; siblings Delos Bullock, Pearl Bullock, J.D. Bullock, Johnny Bullock, Birdie Bullock, Bertha Simmons, Bennie Poshedly and Verlene Bankston.
Survivors include her daughters Gale Beard Prine (Glen) and Connie Beard McGinnis (Bobby); grandchildren Sabrina Raborn (Joey), Les McGinnis, Linzee McGinnis Rouse (Tony), Lauren McGinnis Bivens (Lucas); great grandchildren Chelsea, Savannah, Tony, Kayley, Josh, Kenadie, Kip, and Colt; great great-grandchildren Anthony and Everleigh.
Pallbearers were Harold Crain, Steven Simmons, Josh Raborn, Joey Raborn, Les McGinnis, Tony Rouse, Lucas Bivens, and Keith Fortinberry
Honorary pallbearer was Kiptyn Blackwell.
Hartman Hughes Capps Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com