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Ada Elmira “Mary” Weyant Beard

Henrietta, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 Aug 2008 (aged 80)
Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Martinsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 29493370 · View Source
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Ada Elmira "Mary" Beard, 90, of 1063 Foot of Ten Road, Duncansville, died Monday morning at Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona Hospital Campus.

She was born in Henrietta, daughter of Harry Z. and Nancy Ella (Benner) Weyant. She married Charles Beard Dec. 7, 1936, in Cumberland, Md. He died Feb. 11, 1989.

Surviving are three daughters: Karen Machart of Roaring Spring, Linda Kinsey of Osterburg and Shirley Snyder of Duncansville; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Clapper of Hollidaysburg.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jane Cruse, in February 2001; and a son, Robert, in December 2006.

She was a member of Foot of Ten Bible Church.

Mrs. Beard had been employed as a cook at the Chuck Wagon Restaurant.

She enjoyed cooking and baking.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Plank, Stitt and Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg ( A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home by Pastor Lynn Johnston. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Warren Eastright
  • Added: 2 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29493370
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ada Elmira “Mary” Weyant Beard (22 Dec 1927–25 Aug 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29493370, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Martinsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Warren Eastright (contributor 46929240) .