News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 2, 2013

Doris Beard


---- — CLINTON — Doris Beard, 93, of Clinton, passed away at 11:25 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in the Clinton Gardens. She was born on Jan 14, 1920, in Paris, Ill., to Oren Igo and Hortense Lonsdale Igo. She had worked in the ASCS office in Newport. She was a member of the DAR in Parke County, and Bono Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carl Beard; a son, Rex Beard; and sisters, Annabelle Stants, Julia Bitonti, Mary Wagner, and Esther Dixon.

She is survived by a son, Rick and Christa Beard of Clinton; six grandchildren, Chris (Debbie) Beard of Clinton, Michael (Cheryl) Beard of Middle River, Md., Jason (Jennifer) Myers of Hillsdale, April (Jason) Hay of Terre Haute, Eric (Heather) Beard of Indianapolis, and Jack Gates of Evansville; and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Frist Funeral Home, 458 Blackman St., in Clinton, from 4 to 7:30 p.m., with the service to follow with the Rev. Charlie Jackson officiating. Cremation will follow and burial will be at a later date. Online condolences may be at: