Mrs. Sara Pass Beard, age 86, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glyndon Beard; and brother, Edward Lewis Pass. She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Richard Beard, Buford, GA, Randy Beard and wife, Cindy Perryman, Suwanee, GA, and Lewis Beard, Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Matthew Beard, Wendy Beard McNair, Jason Beard, and Joshua Beard; five great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Beard was born November 19, 1921 in Gwinnett County, GA. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Buford. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Buford, New Sanctuary Fund in memory of Sara Pass Beard. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.