C.P. Beard, 47, Attalla Route 2, died at a local hospital yesterday at 6:45 o'clock following a lingering illness.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon at Noble Cemetery with the Reb. Joe Bachelor and the Rev. Mr. Gunter officiating, Cox directing.
Surviving are the widow, his mother, four daughters, Mrs. Lee Brock and Misses Mary Frances, Bertha and Virginia Beard; three sons Louie L., John and Frank Beard; three brothers, R.F., Joe and John, all of Attalla Route 2; four sisters, Mrs. Vesta Clifton, Altoona; Mrs. Anna Brown, Attalla; Mrs. Alma Duncan, Attalla; Mrs. Lucinda Webb, Collinsville; two brothers, Marion, Tex and Drew, Collinsville.
Active pallbearers were Geo. P. Walker, Tom Simmons, Farmer Pence, Bedford Battles, R.C. Lee, Charles Smith, Jake Nobles and Floyd Nobles.
Honorary pallbearers included Will Gunter, Raymond Decker, Tom Bearden, T.B. Kinney, Bert Pence, Lam Daniel, Joe Wyans, J.M. McClendon, A.B. Duke, Joe Ramey, Frances Reed and Charles Duke.
|This is a photo of Charles Pinkney Beard as a young man.
The one to the right is his gravestone in Noble Hill Church, Etowah County, Alabama.
You can click on either photo and be taken to a larger one.