Mildred Doris Beard, 76, of McMinnville died Sunday at NHC Health Care Center in McMinnville.
She was born July 14, 1939 in Warren County and was a retired bank teller with First National Bank and a member of New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church. Ms. Beard was preceded in death by parents Charlie and Birdie Young West and a brother Everett West.
Survivors include her sons Terry Beard and Steve Beard; grandchildren, Brandon Beard, Jamie (Nathan) Thomas and David Beard; four great-grandchildren, Kayden Coates, Baylor Beard, Jackson Thomas, and Lincoln Thomas, brothers Clyde (Ruth) West, Wilburn (Frances) West; sister, Evon (Jimmy) Davis, sister-in-law Hazel West; former daughter-in-law Liz Beard; special friend, Emma Casey; four nieces, and two nephews.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Ricky Arnold will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. The Beard family will receive friends Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 16, 2015