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Cleveland Beard, 86, of Oakland City, died at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday at Fayette County hospital in Connersville.  Mr. Beard was born Nov. 20, 1884 in Pike county.


Surviving are two sons, Byron of Connersville, Leonard of Eaton, Ohio; four daughters, Mrs. Marie Ashby and Mrs. Leona Willis both of Petersburg, Mrs. Delma Jarrell of Seymour, Mrs. Magaline Williams of Miamiburg, Ohio; 37 grandchildren; 78 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.


Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Corn Mortuary, Oakland City with burial in Martin Cemetery.


Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Friday.



Originally submitted by Betty Sellers