Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Beard, age 82, of Dacula, GA passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013. She is survived by her husband of sixty-three years, Henry Houston Beard, Dacula, GA; children, Teresa Ridarick, Covington, GA; Janis and Don Bennett, Walnut Cove, NC, Shawn and Sandee Beard, Sharpsburg, GA and Ricky Beard, Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Heather Lester, Bryan Ridarick, Terri Neas, Katie Beard, Bryn Beard, Brandi Jones, John Holbrooks, Kyle Holbrooks, Alyx Kirk, and Skylar Kirk; great grandchildren, Helena Eleftheratos, Caryn Neas, Adriahnna Prado and Ava Marlow; sister, Lula Mae Coil, Rogers, AR; and sister in law, Mary Landrum, Piggott AR. Mrs. Beard was born January 24, 1931 in Piggott, AR and was a 1949 graduate of Piggott High School. She attended Harding College in Searcy, AR and was retired from AT&T as a directory clerk. She was an avid bowler, a member of the Red Hat Society, and she participated in Senior Olympics. She was a member of Buford Church of Christ. Funeral service will be held on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Mr. Scott Harp officiating. Interment will follow at Melwood Cemetery in Stone Mountain, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.