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Bessie Bernice Lines Beard
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1887
Hortonville
Hamilton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1981
Sheridan
Hamilton County
Indiana, USA

Bessie's father, William Lines came from Boston, Lincolnshire, England and left his wife, Julia (Juliette) to go back to England to help his father, Benjamin Lines. William never returned and Juliette refused to travel to England. William Lines and Juliette Raines married on Christmas day 1876.

OBITUARY

Bessie B. Beard Dies at Age, 93

Bessie B. Beard, 93, of 302 South California Street passed away at Riverview Hospital Sunday morning, January 28.

Mrs. Beard was born at Hortonville in Hamilton County on November 18,1887, the daughter of William and Julia (Raines) Lines. She was married to Fred Beard on November 13, 1905, and he preceded her in 1956. Mrs. Beard retired in 1970, at the age of 82, as manager of the Fountain Shop in Sheridan. She was a member of the Sheridan First Christian Church.

Survivors are two sons, William F. Beard of Carmel and James Brooks Beard of Sheridan; four daughters, Delight Gundersen, Ingle Barrick, Betty Brocato and Patty Dunlavey, all of Sheridan; 26 grandchildren; 54 great grandchildren; 13 great great grandchildren and one sister, Ethel Wicks of Indianapolis, two sons, Doyle F. and Paul L. Beard and one daughter, Wilma Jean also preceded her.

Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Kercheval Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Hoffman officiating, the burial was in Crown View Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Lines (1852 - 1938)
  Julia Raines Lines (1854 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Fred Jonathan Beard (1882 - 1956)
 
 Children:
  Paul Lines Beard (1907 - 1978)*
  William Frank Beard (1910 - 1991)*
  Lillian Delight Beard Gundersen (1910 - 2002)*
  Ingle Joy Beard Barrick (1914 - 2005)*
  Wilma Jean Beard (1924 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Lines Gallimore (1877 - 1902)*
  John William Lines (1883 - 1975)*
  Addie A Lines Ludgin (1885 - 1938)*
  Bessie Bernice Lines Beard (1887 - 1981)
  Ethel Vivian Lines Wickes (1890 - 1989)*
  Jessie Lines Wickes (1892 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crown View Cemetery
Sheridan
Hamilton County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Hooshur
Record added: Oct 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43210552
Bessie Bernice <i>Lines</i> Beard
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Bessie Bernice <i>Lines</i> Beard
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Bessie Bernice <i>Lines</i> Beard
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- Debra A. Felger
 Added: Nov. 9, 2009
 
 
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