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 Opal <I>Settle</I> Beard

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Opal Settle Beard

  • Birth 3 May 1918 Keyser, Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 10 Dec 2006 Chesapeake, Chesapeake City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Walnut Lot 661 Space 1
  • Memorial ID 18789262

CHESAPEAKE – Opal Settle Beard, 88, of the 4100 block of Second Street, Portlock, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 10, 2006 at her home. Born in Keyser, WV and raised in Richardsville, VA, she was the daughter of the late Grover C. and Virginia Embrey Settle and the wife of the late Clyde V. Beard. A resident of Portlock for over 62 years, she retired from W.T. Grant in Norfolk after 18 years. She was a member of Rosemont Christian Church and the Betty Gibson Bible Class. She is survived by three daughters; Kathryn DeGarmo and her husband, Dwain of Longeville, MN, Dorothy Carneal of Sandston, VA, and Joyce Beard of Portlock; a son Ed Beard and his wife, Bobbie of Virginia Beach; five grandchildren, Debra Pride, Darrin DeGarmo, Courtney Melchor, Chris Carneal, and Ashley Beard; five great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and her beloved cat, Tabatha. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Graham Funeral Home, Greenbrier Chapel, 1112 Kempsville Road, Chesapeake with Rev. Jerry Kilyk officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Memorial Park, Norfolk. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to Rosemont Christian Church, 3505 Bainbridge Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23324. Please share a memory with the family at

Obituary, Graham Funeral Home.

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  • Maintained by: Dottie
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 6 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18789262
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Opal Settle Beard (3 May 1918–10 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18789262, citing Riverside Memorial Park, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Dottie (contributor 47226067) .