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Johnnie "Sonny Boy" Beard, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1940
Death: Oct. 6, 2007

Johnnie (Sonny Boy) Beard Jr., 67, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Holly Springs, died Oct. 6, 2007 at Americare Health and Rehab in Memphis. He was a retired supervisor with E.I. Dupont in Millington, Tenn. after 26 years.

Services were held at 12 noon on Oct. 13 at Pleasant Grove MB Church in Red Banks, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. S.A. Phillips officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He leaves a daughter, Wanda Griffin of Memphis, Tenn.; four sons, Steve Beard, Dwight Beard, Dereck Beard, Ronnie Beard, all of Memphis, Tenn.; four sisters, Jessie Ann Austin of Detroit, Mich., Mary Moore of Chicago, Ill., Mattie Belfoure of Texarkana, Tx., Dorothy Porter of Fayetteville, N.C.; three brothers, Willie Beard of Memphis, Tenn., Wilbert Beard, Albert Beard, both of Holly Springs; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Melvin Mitchell, Elliott Beard, Patrick Porter, Willus Beard, Jefferey Belfoure and Wilbert J. Beard. Honorary pallbearers were Stevie Beard, Dwight Beard, Willie Beard, Ronnie Beard, Derek Beard, Wilbert Beard, Albert Beard.

Obit was taken from the South Reporter in
Holly Springs, MS. 
Family links: 
  John Franklin Beard (1905 - 1973)
  Fannie Lee Johnson Beard (1909 - 2006)
Pleasant Grove MB Church Cemetery
Marshall County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Delores Harris Cantrell
Record added: Feb 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84733626
Johnnie Sonny Boy Beard, Jr
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Johnnie Sonny Boy Beard, Jr
Added by: Delores Harris Cantrell
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