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Eleanor Glynn Beard

Eleanor Glynn Beard
Aug. 7, 1930 – Feb. 1, 2023
Eleanor Glynn Beard, 92, of Tylertown, died Feb. 1, 2023. She was born Aug. 7, 1930, in Tylertown to the late Clarence David Bowman and Ida Bell Spence Bowman. Along with her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband of 53 years R. T. Beard; brothers John Quincy Bowman and Vernon Eugene Bowman; sisters Lexie Mae McElveen and Faye Rushing; daughters-in-law Judy Beard and Doris Louise Beard.
Mrs. Beard was a member of Union Baptist Church where she loved being involved in church activities and helping others. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, canning, and shopping.
Survivors include her children Samuel Beard, Mike Beard, Lucie Lee (Jason), and Jody Beard (Darlene Robertson); daughter-in-law Dena Beard; grandchildren Maria Beard, Candice Burnthorn, Joshua Beard, Christopher Beard, Ray Lee, Julie Lee, Rebekah Beard, Oliviyah Beard, Naomi Beard, Miryam Evans, and Samantha Mastruserio.
Funeral services were Feb. 6, 2023, at Capps Funeral Home, burial in Rushing Cemetery, Revs. Douglas Lee and Millard Moak officiating.
Pallbearers were Ray Lee, Brice Cooksey, Phillip Bontrager, Chris Jennings, Brian Lowery, and Gage Beard.
Honorary pallbearers were A. B. Rushing, Daniel Bowman, David Kemp, and Steve Martin.
Capps Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at

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