CALHOUN CITY - Myrtis Holloway Beard, 78, died Friday, May 14, 2004, at the Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born March 27, 1926, to Joseph Perry Holloway and Evelyn Lucille Washington. She was a homemaker and a member of Black Zion Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce with the Rev. Robert Earl Alexander officiating. Burial will be in the Black Zion Cemetery in Pontotoc County.
Survivors include a daughter, Frances Austin of Vardaman; three sons, Ray Walls of Alligator, Larry Walls of Coffeeville and Terry Walls of Water Valley; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marlon H. Walls, in 1966; a son, Jimmy Lee Walls; and a brother, Alvis Holloway.