Maurice L. Beard
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at 10:00 AM in Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers in Lafayette, for Maurice Leslie Beard, 79, who passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014 in Pearl, Mississippi. Immediately following the service, interment will be in Fountain Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Reverend Jonathan Moore, Pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church in Morgan City, will conduct the funeral services.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Sue Beard of Pearl, MS; two daughters, Sylvia Beard Roy and her husband Danny Roy of Lafayette and Stephanie Ware and fiance, Mike Renken of Pine Prairie, LA; and three step-children, Tim Cain and his wife Leslie Cain and Wendy Reed and her husband Raymond Reed, both of Brandon, MS and Wesley Chaney and his wife Rebecca Chaney of Bolton, MS.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 43 years, Dora Ann Douglas Beard; parents, Lawrence Leslie Beard and Alice Evelyn Beard; and one sister, Jean Davis.
Maurice Beard is a member of the Park Place Baptist Church in Pearl, MS.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed in Delhomme Funeral Home on Bertrand, on Friday, August 1, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Visiting hours will continue on Saturday from 8:00 AM until the time of service.
Memorial contributions can be made in Mr. Beard's name to Park Place Baptist Church, 5701 Hwy 80 E, Pearl, MS 39208.
Personal condolences may be sent to the Beard family at www.delhommefuneralhome.com.
Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA is in charge of funeral arrangements.
Delhomme Funeral Home - Lafayette
1011 Bertrand Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
Published in Clarion Ledger on July 31, 2014