Walter Lee Beard 84, died on Tuesday morning in the Monticello
Nursing Home, Mount Carmel, Ill., after a period of five years illness.
He was born in Bristow on Nov. 25, 1890 and had resided in Princeton for the past 53 years. Beard was a
retired Southern Railroad employee. He was a member of the American
Legion and the VFW, both of Princeton. Beard was a veteran of World War I.
Survivors include on daughter, Mrs. George Coomer
and one son, Robert L. Beard, both of Princeton; three stepsons, Arthur Montgomery of Evansville, Stancil
Montgomery of Owensville and Kenneth Montgomery of Francisco; eight
grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.
The Rev. Don Grollimund will conduct the
services on Thursday at Colvin Chapel. Burial will be in
Heights (sic) ChapelCemetery.
Friends may call after 3:30 on Wednesday at the funeral home.