Helen Louise Beard 1935-2019


Funeral services for Helen Louise Beard, 84, of Quitman were Monday, July 1 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola. Interment followed at Cedar Memorial Gardens in Mineola.

Mrs. Beard died Friday, June 28, 2019, in Tyler.

She was born Jan. 23, 1935, in Van to the late Wiley Garland Bowles and Jessica Corine Hickman Bowles.

She worked as an office manager.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Harvey Lee Bowles, Floyd Mitchell Bowles and Roy Anderson Bowles; and her parents, Wiley Bowles and Jessica Hickman Bowles.

She is survived by her son, Roy Beard of Paradise, Texas; daughters, Tammy Hill of Quitman and Cindy Reid of Quitman; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, one niece, three nephews and one sister-in-law.