Josephine Dominica Beard

Josephine Dominica Beard, age 101 of Maryville, IL, born July 23, 1916 in Maryville, IL passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018 at her residence surrounded by family.

Josephine was a homemaker. She was a member of the Metro East Assembly of God Church in Troy, IL, which was formerly the Troy Assembly of God. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandkids. Josephine was loved by all and will be dearly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Pete and Dominica nee Rua Nepute; her husband, Guy William Beard, Jr.; two sisters; and one brother.

She is survived by a daughter, Deborah Jo Haugh of Maryville, IL; five grandchildren: Stephanie (Mark) Tesreau, Craig Askew, Jason (Danielle) Askew, Erica (Nicholas) Morrow, and Brittany Hill, all of Troy, IL; 13 great-grandchildren: Christopher, Mackenzie, Cameron, Preston, McKenna, Brynlee, Blake, Caiden, Bentley, Daxton, Henry, Jackson and George; and one great-great-grandchild, Ian.

Visitation will be 3pm to 7pm on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, IL.

Funeral service will be 10:30 am on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the funeral home with Rev. Joshua Langley officiating. Burial will be in Fairland Cemetery, Maryville, IL.

Memorials may be made to Metro East Assembly of God and will be received at the funeral home.

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