Barbara Troxell Beard, 90, of Lexington died Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Heritage Hall.

Barbara Troxell Beard, 90, of Lexington died Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Heritage Hall. 

She was born May 15, 1929, in Rockbridge County, a daughter of the late Clarence Andrew Troxell and Vallie Mae Dale Troxell.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Garnett Eli “Billy” Beard Jr.; siblings Beulah T. Staton, Marie T. Tyree, Mary T. Smith and Wallace Troxell; and son-in-law Morris R. Coffey.

Barbara was a member of the St. Paul’s Anglican Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Brenda  B. Coffey; a son, Jerry W. Beard and wife Melanie F. Beard; granddaughter Melissa L. MacPherson and husband W. Casey MacPherson; grandson Bryce D. Beard; great-grandchildren Stephen, Sara and Jordan MacPherson; brothers Thomas Troxell, John Troxell and Clarence “Junior” Troxell and wife Nancy Troxell; sisters Ruth Manspile and special friend Ashby Horne, Cathy Davis, Wanda Smith and husband Carl Smith, special friend; Agnes Reynolds and special niece Jeannie VanNess.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2019, at Harrison Funeral Chapel by Father Eric Parker. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

 

 

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