Flossie Beaird, daughter of the late Jerry and Vevia Pearl Skelton Garland, was born in Malden on July 7, 1919, and died at the Portageville Nursing Center in Portageville on Feb. 29, 2008, at the age of 88.
Mrs. Beaird had lived most of her life in Parma before moving to Portageville. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Parma. She enjoyed crocheting and gardening.
In 1940, she was married to Glendle G. Beaird.
Surviving are her husband Glendle G. Beaird; two brothers, Delbert J. Garland of Malden and Thelbert R. Garland of Texas; one sister, Fay Carter of Paducah, Kent. and many other friends and relatives.
She was preceded in death by four brothers; Paul Garland, Kenneth Garland, Joe Garland and Delmar Garland, and one sister, Adell Lanier.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, March 2, 2008 at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Parma.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 3, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Parma with Rev. Dean Medlin of Parma officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Parma in charge of arrangements.