Carl C. Beard


Services for Carl C. Beard, 73, Rusk, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home, Rusk.

Mr. Beard died April 1, 2011. He was born Dec. 11, 1937, in Broaddus to Hardy Dyle and Mary Elizabeth Roberts Beard. He was preceded in death by son, Terry Gean.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Corene Beard; son, Cletis Gean; daughters, Diana Shafer and Becky Terry; brothers, Dorman Beard and Wallace Beard; sisters, Verla Snell, Lennie Bell Lakey, Winnie Gay Davis and Bennie Collins; seven grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Apr. 4, 2011