Corinne "Connie" Turner Beard, age 74, born to Eugene and Alberta Acosta Turner went to be with her Lord on December 20, 2016. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church Baker where she taught Sunday school, Vacation Bible School and sung in the choir.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Elzie L. Beard, Sr., two daughters, Connie Lynne Belgard, husband David and Jennifer Lee Winward, husband David; and son, Elzie L. Beard, Jr, wife Lezlie; eight grandchildren, Carol Alissa Lapp, Adam Alexander Beard, David Michael Belgard, Matthew Garrett Belgard, Mary Frances Belgard, Katherine, Gail Simmons, Korinne Adell Simmons, and Kristofer Glen Simmons; four great-grandchildren, Brantlee Robert Simmons, Ayden Paul Simmons, Rhyann Anthony Rosenbach and Jayli Alissa Rosenbach; and one sister, Catherine "Kitty" Pruyn, husband Marshall.
She is preceded in death by her parents Eugene and Alberta Turner.
Relatives and friends are invited to join the family at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker on Friday, December 23, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Graveside service and burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens officiated by Pastor Jay Avance with First Baptist Church in Baker.
Pallbearers will be Michael Belgard, Mathew Belgard, Adam Beard, Kristofer Simmons, David Belgard and David Winward. Honorary pallbearers will be Richie Bullock, Mike Hughes and Marshall Pruyn.
Family and friends are invited to sign the online guestbook by visiting bakerfuneralhomeonline.com.