Mary Beard

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Mary Beard
CLEARWATER - Mrs. Mary E. Beard, 67, of Clearwater, SC, daughter of the late R. "Buster" and Gertrude Lewis Beard, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017.
Born in and a lifelong resident of Aiken County, SC, she was a 1967 graduate of L.B.C. High School. She retired from Southern Bell and also the US Forestry Service. Mary was a dedicated member of Clearwater First Baptist Church, where she was involved with the Swinging Sixties. She enjoyed traveling. More than anything however, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, who she loved dearly, Taylor Barton, Anna Barton, Tyler Stanford, Kyle Stanford, Macey Barton, Skylar Barton, Saylor Barton Chase Boothe, Hunter Boothe and Avery Boothe.
In addition to her parents and grandchildren, family members include her children, Richard A. Barton and his wife, Karen, Martinez, GA, Brian Barton, Clearwater, SC and Amy Boothe and her husband, Shanon, Aiken, SC; siblings, Judy Hall, Belvedere, SC, her twin, Michael A. Beard and his companion, Eddye Hancock, Clearwater, SC and the late Richard "Dickie" Beard.
The family will greet friends on Saturday, June 17th, 2017, from 5 until 8 o'clock at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 3464 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Graniteville, SC. Friends are also welcome to call at the home of Judy Hall, 45 Richland Rd. North Augusta, SC.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday, June 18th, 2017, at 2 o'clock at Clearwater First Baptist Church, Clearwater, SC, with Pastor John Bolin and Mr. Todd Blackwell officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville, SC. Active pallbearers will be J.R. Richardson, Kevin Ward, Ken Ward, Byron James, Steve Smith and Bruce Attaway. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ricky Lowe, Rick Peterson and Marty Collins.
Due to her love for her church, it has been suggested that if so desired, memorials in her memory be made to Clearwater First Baptist Church. (
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on June 16, 2017