GASTONIA - Emma Louise Beard, 62, of 921 Nottingham Drive, Apt. 8, died Aug. 15, 2014, at Robin Johnson House, Dallas.
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A native of Gaston County, she was the daughter of the late George Henry Beard and Mae Emma Brice Beard.
The funeral service will be noon Friday at Mayfield Memorial Baptist Church, Charlotte.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Friady at the church.
Burial will be at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include her sisters, Laverne Aleman and Gloria Malone; brothers, David Beard and Dana An-thony Beard (Gwen).
Costner Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements.
Costner Funeral Home
2425 West Franklin Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28052
Published in Gaston Gazette on Aug. 21, 2014