AUGUSTA, Ga. - M r. Jesse Beard, Jr., 71, husband of Mrs. Mary Beard of Palm Ct., entered into rest Saturday, February 1, 2003 at the Veteran Administration Hospital. He was preceded in death by one son, Mr. Geraed K. Stokes, additional survivors include two sons, Mr. Michael T. Beard (Cynthia Williams) Mr. Jesse Beard III, (Avis Neal), five grandchildren, mother, Mrs. Georgia Lyons Beard, two sisters, Mrs. Ola Mae Dawson, Mrs. Almary Harris all of Augusta, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Arrangements will be announced later. Friends may call at the residence or the funeral home. The Historic Dents undertaking Establishment serving the CSRA since the 1800s.
The Augusta Chronicle February 3, 2003