|Birth: ||Oct. 19, 1928|
|Death: ||Nov. 14, 1988|
Lafayette Journal & Courier, Tuesday, November 15, 1988
Charles H. Bearden, 60, a retired painter with Local 80, died at 1:25 a.m. Monday in his home at 4036 S. County Road 250 W., following an illness of several months.
Born Oct. 19, 1928, in Jefferson County, Ala., he came to the Lafayette/Shadeland area 39 years ago from Birmingham, Ala.
Mr. Bearden was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II.
He attended Stidham United Methodist Church and was a member of Moose Lodge No. 6 of Crawfordsville and American Legion Post 492.
A painter for 23 years, he also owned the Waynetown Bar and Grill for 14 years. He retired from both in September, 1987.
His marriage was Nov. 27, 1947, in Santa Ana, Calif., to Norma Ghere, and she survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Michael (Cheryl) Fenters of West Point and Mrs. Roy (Tanya) Rogers of Colbert, Ga.; a son, Ron Bearden of Lafayette; and his mother, Anna Marie Kerr Bearden of Columbiana, Ala.
Also, five sisters, Helen Miller of Grand Prairie, Texas, Mrs. Richard (Doris) Owens of Verbena, Ala., Annie Mae LaSalle of Trussville, Ala., Vera Bearden and Mrs. Ed (Gladys) Worrell, both of Birmingham; and five brothers, James Bearden of Birmingham, and Woodrow Bearden, Wade Bearden, Hershel Bearden and Robert Bearden, all of Columbiana, Ala.
Also survived by 11 grandchildren.
[Preceded in death by his father, Columbus Allen Bearden of Shelby County, Alabama and two brothers - Allen Bearden, Jr. & Henry Bearden, both of Alabama.]
Columbus Allen Bearden (1880 - 1955)
Annie Marie Kerr Bearden (1894 - 1990)
Annie Mae Bearden LaSalle (1910 - 2003)**
Vera Bell Bearden Bearden (1912 - 1996)**
Mary "Gladys" Bearden Worrall (1914 - 1990)**
Cecil Bearden (1915 - 1915)**
James Edward Bearden (1920 - 1997)*
Woodrow Bearden (1922 - 2004)*
Allen Junior Bearden (1924 - 1987)*
Helen Eugenia Bearden Marquis (1927 - 2000)*
Charles Herbert Bearden (1928 - 1988)
Doris Jeanette Bearden Owens (1931 - 2010)*
Acy Wade Bearden (1934 - 2012)*
Hershel Bearden (1938 - 2006)*
Henry Bearden (1938 - 1982)*
Robert Bearden (1940 - 1997)*
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Record added: Feb 11, 2009
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