Archive for Tuesday, January 7, 1992


January 7, 1992


Services for Mabel Marie Beard, 78, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Oskaloosa United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa.

Mrs. Beard died Monday, Jan. 6, 1992, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born March 11, 1913, in Noel, Mo., to William and Leona Lanagan Clark. She lived in Lawrence for nine years. She previously lived in Oskaloosa, Tonganoxie, Olathe and Eudora. She owned and operated a dry cleaning business for more than 40 years.

Survivors include a son, Clifton Beard, Denton, Neb.; four daughters, Kathleen Kennett, Lincoln, Neb., Mattie Lee Kelly, Joplin, Mo., Juanita Boles, Woodward, Okla., and Viola Thomas, Eudora; a brother, Howard J. Clark, Grove, Okla.; a sister, Marcella (Sally) Clarke, of California; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

A son, Leonard Beard, preceded her in death.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Hampton-Barrett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.

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