- 77 years old
- Date of birth: Sep 5, 1934
- Date of passing: Mar 13, 2012
|Let the memory of Vera Marie be with us forever|
"I wiil miss seeing Mother Vera when in Michigan. She attended almost every event with her family. I never saw her without a smile or a kind word. A wonderful woman of God."
"Thank you for being so loving and kind to all. The joy and happiness you've brought to so many will surely never be fogotten."
"First Lady Sister Vera Beard God has called you home from labor to rest and reward, wow our family (Taylor) has so many memories of you, Soft spoken you were, I remember when you use to come to the laundry mat on salliote,my mom and you were always talking and laughin just havin a good time while your clothes wash and dry. Rest now our, friend,wonderful woman of God God.....We love you!!"
"For Sima and Andrea
Though I may be saddened that you are gone, I am also happy that you are at home, You have loved me like no other, that special love from a mother. Your fruitful spirit, your gentle ways, have given me joyful days. The lessons you taught the seeds you have sown, give me strength to go on. Your journey is over your work here is done. I rise this day and called you bless"
"May GOD continue to keep his loving arms around you and may his grace and mercy surround you in this time. Sister Beard was a wonderful person. I met her through her daughters and also as a church sister, then as the First Lady of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She will be truly missed. My prayers are with you."
"What can I say about Ms. Vera that hasn't already been shared? Although we only had the pleasure of being in her presence a few times, Tony and I loved her dearly! She brought such a gentle, kind spirit into the room wherever she was. She loved everyone--and was truly a great (funny) sports fan! We loved her--and laughed with her. Rest in God's presence, Ms. Vera. We'll see you soon!"
"May God strengthen and bless the family. I know Mother Beard was a wonderful, powerful woman of God because of the wonderful, powerful woman of God she brought into this world, Andrea Beard Dudley. Thank you Mother Beard, your legacy lives on through the work of Andrea and many others."
"One of the sweetest, kind hearted person I have ever known. I'll never forget our youthful days on 14th and 15th streets, playing baseball in the field and you getting your brothers car and riding us around. Thanks for all the beautiful memories.
God Bless you all."
"From the Hurley Family with our love & deepest heartfelt condolences.
We were honored to have met your mother...Vera Marie Beard when we lived in Michigan. Good memory was when she told me; this is the best pound cake I ever had...you have a product. You all are in our prayers!!! "WE LOVE YOU ALL AND MISS YOU!!!!!!"
"We are seated in heavenly places so says the Word of God. Looking at the photo of Mother Beard, I can assure you that she is where she has always been,in the presence of her LORD. "He shall wipe away all tears." Your tears are just Mom's entrance into the invisible incorruptible grace of God. Thanking God for her life which provided me with more sisters. Prayers, hugs and love."
"I never had the opportunity to meet Mrs. Beard, but from the great tributes I have read here and meeting Sima and knowing Andrea, I can tell she was a great woman in the Lord. I believe when a person is full of the Lord and strength and courage it flows down to their children. To the family may God richly bless you, you have my prayers and sympathy...Much Love"
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