Jewell Beard, 86, of Campbellsville, died at 10 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, in Campbellsville.
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Daughter of the late Roy W. Sexton and Pearl Elizabeth Dixon Sexton, she was born Dec. 4, 1927, in Taylor County.
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
She was a childcare provider.
She married the Rev. Shiley Beard in 1945. He preceded her in death April 18, 1987.
Survivors include a son, Paul Beard and his wife, Ann, of Campbellsville; a daughter, Phyllis Milby and her husband, Tom, of Campbellsville; a son-in-law and his wife, John and Debbie Cable of Bowling Green, Ky.; eight grandchildren, Damon Beard, Paula Rose, Laura Marcum, Vicki Milby, Anthony Harris, Tye Cable, Ryan Cable and Michelle Stewart; five great-grandchildren, Mark Evan Harris, Katie Harris, Elizabeth Marcum, Alayna Marcum and Mia Harris; four sisters, Wilma Farmer and her husband, Gerald; Sue Burriss and her husband, Jackie; and Kay Harrison and her husband, Harold, all of Campbellsville, and Linda O. Castillo and her husband, Pepi, of Birmingham, Ala.; a brother-in-law, Conrad Claycomb; and a sister-in-law, Faye Sexton of Campbellsville.
She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Patricia Stewart and Peggy Cable; a grandson, Timothy Perkins; three sisters, Dorothy Claycomb, Deloris Graham and Geneva Mattingly; and two brothers, Billy Frank Sexton and Roy O. "Tom" Sexton.
Funeral was Monday, April 7, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville. The Revs. Freddie Norris and Wayne Brooks officiated.
Burial was in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
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Published in Central Kentucky News-Journal on Apr. 10, 2014