Gladys Lucille Taylor Beard, 97, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Golden Living Center in Frankfort.
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She was born Jan. 30, 1917 in Elk City, Okla. to the late Benjamin Harn and Ida Mae Ide Taylor.
She worked as a bookkeeper, insurance clerk receptionist, and retired from Medical Personnel Pool in Palm Beach, Fla. She was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.
Survivors include three children, Kay Shelton of Laceyville, Pa., Paul Beard of Valdosta, Ga., and Richard L. (Joan) Beard of Lawrenceburg; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Gertrude E. Ford, Alice Bennett, Ester Girard and Edith Fulkerson; and three brothers, Robert W., Ray B., and Clarence Taylor.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday), June 18 at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Sand Spring Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. today (Wednesday.)
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the KY Raceway Ministries Bible Distribution Ministry, c/o Central Baptist Church, Rev. Rick Clark, 2117 Waddy Rd., Waddy, KY 40076.
Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home - LAWRENCEBURG
701 N MAIN ST PO Box 730 LAWRENCEBURG, KY 40342
Published in The Anderson News on June 18, 2014