Originally created 01/03/01

Ms. Amy Beard



AIKEN - Ms. Amy Sarette Beard, 42, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Millbrook Baptist Church with Dr. James W. Rivers and the Revs. Richard Swift and Jeff Pullium officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Graniteville.

Ms. Beard, a native of Aiken, was a quality control technician at Carlisle Tire & Rubber Co. and a member of Church of Our Redeemer, Augusta.

The family said: "Amy was an avid softball player and had played for the Bandits, Hite's Florist and Midway. She loved her dog, Bandit, and her cat, Taz."

Survivors include her parents, Bryan Spencer Sr. and Carolyn Puckett Beard, Aiken; a brother, Bryan Spencer Beard Jr., Aiken; and a sister, Aletha Beard, Graniteville.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Beard, Mike Foote, William A. Webb, George Brown, Grover Robertson and Stanford Beard.

Memorials may be made to: Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 3001 Banks Mill Road, Aiken, SC 29803; Millbrook Baptist Church, 176 E. Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803; Matlock Baptist Church, P.O. Box 496, Jackson, SC 29831; or Church of Our Redeemer, P.O. Box 1412, Augusta, GA 30903.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at George Funeral Home, Whiskey Road.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 3, 2001