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Juanita "Nita" May Beard

Age 87 peacefully passed on August 15, 2018 in San Ramon, CA.

Gravesite services were held at 2 pm Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon, TX.

Juanita was a wife, mother, grandmother, homemaker, friend to many, bridge player, bowler, crafter, quilter, rock painter, party planner, Avon lady, CEO Gold Bug Co., and greeter.

She was born August 7, 1931 in Clarendon, TX to Marguerite McDowell Carpenter and Vadie William Carpenter. On September 28, 1949, she married Robert (Bob) Eugene Beard whom she had gone to school with since kindergarten.

Juanita was predeceased by both parents, her husband Bob who passed away on October 4, 2005 after 56 years of marriage, and her baby sister Jean who was stillborn in 1930. She is survived by her son William Eugene (Gene) Beard and his wife Kathy Beard, her daughter Marguerite Elaine Robinson, her four grandchildren, Rob Beard and his wife Meghan Beard, Dave Beard, Ryan Ives and Kelleigh Ives, and 2 great-grandchildren, Nathan and Ryan Beard.

Juanita will be remembered by her family and numerous friends as being a fun-loving and vivacious person and will be missed by all.