LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mr. Jessie L. Beard of Lincolnton, Ga. passed away on Monday, August 29 at Doctors Hospital. His funeral services will be held Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Pleasant Grove CME Church with Rev. Sim Murray officiating. The burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home at 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. this evening. He leaves to treasure his memories three sons, John Beard of Evans, GA, Frederick Beard of Stone Mountain, GA and Michael Ramsey of Rochester, NY; three sisters, Doris Blackwell of Lincolnton, GA, Idell Johnson of Richmond, VA, and Willie Mae Fortson, of Elberton, GA; and 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Sept. 2, 2016