Gloriaetta Beaird, daughter of the late Lloyal Cooper and Dawsey McMillion Cooper, was born on Feb. 23, 1931, at Bernie and died in the Malden Nursing Center on Monday, July 25, 2005, at the age of 74.
Mrs. Beaird was lifelong resident of Bernie, a homemaker, and a member of the Bernie Church of Christ.
She was united in marriage to Weston Beaird on Nov. 15, 1958, at Bernie. Mr. Beaird preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 2005.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Rickey and Ginger Beaird of Bernie; one daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Mark Clayton of Bernie; four grandchildren, Alex and Justin Beaird, Jacob and Maleah Clayton, all of Bernie; five brothers, Rev. Don Cooper and Billie Cooper, both of Dexter, Travis Cooper and Roger Cooper, both of Bernie, and Ardie Cooper of Milford, Kan.; five sisters, Geraldine Pyle of Dexter, Darlene McGowen and Betty Thurston, both of Bernie, Cora Coker of Republic, and Janet Wood of Malden.
Mrs. Beaird was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Weston Beaird.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2005, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2005, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie with Stan Dauck officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Children's Homes, Inc., 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, Ark. 72450.