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Nellie R. Beard, world traveller

Jun 22, 2014

Nellie R. Lewis Beard, 95, of Seaford, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014, at,Seaford Center-Genesis Eldercare. She was born in Lewes, Sept. 10, 1918, daughter of the late Charles E. Johnson and Nellie May Cohee. She was also preceded in death by her first husband Alton C. Lewis,  who passed Sept. 15, 1981,and her second husband, Carroll F. Beard, who passed April 2, 1994; three brothers, Charles E Johnson,Jr., William Johnson and Arthur Johnson; and three sisters, Emily Ewing, Evelyn Downes,and Vera Thomas.

Mrs. Beard had traveled worldwide with her first husband who was in the U.S. Air Fprce. Also, for many years she had been involved with the Seaford Elks Club. She dearly loved being around children and sorely missed her precious Shih Tzu Tiny.

Her immediate survivors are many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, June 24, at 2 p.m., at  Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Hardesty Chapel, 202 Laws St., Bridgeville, where friends may call one hour prior to services.

Burial will follow the services at Bridgeville Cemetery, Bridgeville.

 

 

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