Mrs. Eldie Parker Clark, age 80 of Buford, died Friday, March 10, 2006. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, March 12, in the Chapel of Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Arthur Southerland officiating. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. A homemaker, Mrs. Clark was retired from Georgia Boot and a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Clark; sons, Paul Terry Clark and Vic Clark; one granddaughter, Julia Ann Wilson; brothers, Rufus Parker, Bona Parker, Bud Parker, Allen Bosey Parker; sister, Marie "Sister" Maddox. Survivors include two daughters, Susan Pendley and Sheila Tuggle; sons-in law, Jerry Dunn and Wayne Tuggle. 7 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive. Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford. 770-945-9345.
BEARD, J. M.
Mr. J. M. Beard, age 86, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 10, 2006. He is survived by his: Wife of 57 years: Mrs. Edna G. Beard, Flowery Branch, GA; Son: Mr. Kenneth M. Beard, Flowery Branch, GA; Sisters: Mrs. Louise Beard Greeson, Buford, GA, Miss Frankie Beard, Buford, GA; Brothers and Sister-In-Law: Henry Beard, Buford, GA, Hubert and Louise Beard, Buford, GA; Brothers-In-Law and Sisters-In-Law: Mark and Paulette Grant, Cumming, GA, Thomas and Faye Grant, Gainesville, GA; Rev. Bobby and Martha Grant, Cumming, GA; Sisters-In-Law and Brothers-In-Law: Judy and Rev. Gerald Carnes, Cumming, GA, Linda and Bob Radford, Cumming, GA, Jane Grant, Fairburn, GA; Several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Beard was a native of Buford, Gwinnett County, GA. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in World War II. He was retired from General Motors Assembly Plant in Doraville, GA with 31 years and 6 months of service. He operated Beard Body Shop on Atlanta Highway in Flowery Branch, GA. He was a member of New Bethany Baptist Church, Buford, GA. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Thomas Smith and Rev. Ron Cansler. Interment in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA with Rev. Bobby Grant and Rev. Gerald Carnes officiating the graveside service. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.