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Della Estelle Brister Beard
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1908
Lawrence County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 2001
Clinton
East Feliciana Parish
Louisiana, USA

Della was the daughter of Robert Milton Brister and Carrie Amanda Boyd.
Della first marrried in 1925 to Chorbitt Colonial Brewer and they had seven children. She marreid 2nd 19 April 1944 to Jessie 'Prentiss' Beard and they had six children.


Services for Della Estelle Brister Brewer Beard of Jayess are 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at Providence Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday, Jan. 7, from 1 p.m. until time of service at the church.

Mrs. Beard, 92, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2000, at her daughter's residence in Clinton, La. She was born in Lawrence County on June 27, 1908, to the late Robert Milton and Carrie Boyd Brister.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Jayess Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; first husband, Corbett Brewer; second husband, Prentis Beard; daughters, Vickie Marie Brewer and Georgie B. Brewer; brothers, Donnie Brister and Emile Brister; and sisters, Geneive Dalton, Dorothy Calmes and Melba Alexander.

Survivors are her sons, C.J. Brewer of Bokchitto, Okla., Hoyt Beard of Summit and Rex Beard and Mitchell Beard of Jayess; daughters, Chris Powell of Baton Rouge, La., Nell Russell of Denham Springs, La. , Linda Dallas of Kenner, La., Dimple Galloway of Baton Rouge, Evelyn Beard of McComb, Opel Boeneke of Clinton, La., and Ellen Wesenberg of Waxhaw, N.C.; brothers, James Brister of Slidell, La., Brenell Brister of Ruth and Edrodean Brister of Thermopolis, Wyo.; sisters, Annie Lee of Denham Springs, Ideva Alexander of Ruth, Daphne Sumrall and Laure Brister of Foxworth, and Ruby Dalton of Topeka; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Obit provided by:
M. Rutland
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Milton Brister (1887 - 1964)
  Carrie Amanda Boyd Brister (1892 - 1967)
 
 Spouses:
  Chorbitt C. Brewer (1907 - 1940)*
  Jessie Printess Beard (1908 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Evelyn Catherine Brewer Beard (1929 - 2013)*
  Georgia B. Brewer (1931 - 1938)*
  Virginia "Nell" Brewer Russell (1933 - 2013)*
  Vickie Marie Brewer (1937 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  Della Estelle Brister Beard (1908 - 2001)
  Annie Brister Lee (1909 - 2002)*
  Genevee Josephine Brister Dalton (1913 - 1943)*
  Emil Doyle Brister (1916 - 1997)*
  Donnie Royce Brister (1917 - 1978)*
  Laure Brister (1918 - 2003)*
  Daphne Marie Brister Sumrall (1920 - 2010)*
  Melba Brister Alexander (1921 - 1960)*
  James Roy Brister (1923 - 2010)*
  Dorothy Brister Calmes (1924 - 1996)*
  Ruby Mae Brister Dalton (1927 - 2014)*
  Brenell Brister (1930 - 2006)*
  Ideva Brister Alexander (1931 - ____)*
  Edrodean Brister (1933 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Providence Baptist Church Cemetery
Lawrence County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Christopher Beard
Record added: May 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69383153
Della Estelle <i>Brister</i> Beard
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Della Estelle <i>Brister</i> Beard
Added by: Opal Boeneke
 
Della Estelle <i>Brister</i> Beard
Added by: Christopher Beard
 
 
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