Mr. Larry Beard

Mr. Larry Beard, 60, of Jonesboro, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila; daughter, Samantha Beard, of Jonesboro, daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Sean Mann, of Alabama, his mother, Sarah Beard, of Conyers, Ga., a brother, Paul Beard, of Florida, sisters, Kathy (Alan) Sumner and Anne (Jack) Holcomb, both of Conyers, Ga.; grandchildren, Sydney Price, Nathan, Blain and Alyssa Mann, along with nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, at 11 a.m., in the Chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home. Interment will be at Eastview Cemetery in Adairsville, Ga., at 3 p.m.

The family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 24, from 2 p.m., to 4 p.m., and 6 p.m., to 8 p.m. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc. Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700,