Madelyn Byrd Beard, 88, of, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on January 20, 2019.


She was born August 16, 1930, in Pine Bluff, to Alvin and Ruth Williams Byrd.


She was reared and educated in Pine Bluff, graduating from Pine Bluff High School in 1948.


She was of the Methodist faith and a homemaker. She loved going to auctions, her family, Diet Coke, good make up and Chanel #5.


She was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert L. Cummings and Jack H. Beard, Sr.; her parents and three siblings.


Survivors include; a son, Jack H. Beard, Jr., of Pine Bluff; daughters, Ruth (Ronnie) Fontenot of Jasper, Texas, Kathryn Funderburg of White Hall; grandchildren, Rachel Tabler-Webb, Rowena Tabler-Smith, Cameron Funderburg, Madelyn Funderburg; great-grandchildren, Jordan Webb, Emma Webb, Mira Tabler-Smith, Savannah Smith, Jackson Smith and her German Shepherd, “Bass”.


Visitation will be Thursday, 9 AM until start of service at Robinson’s.


Funeral service will be Thursday, January 24, 2019, at 10 AM, Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Reverend Todd Anderson officiating.


Online register at www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.


Mr. Curtis Jones


Mr. Curtis Jones, 95, of Dumas, AR passed January 22, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com


Mr. John Tate


Mr. John Tate, 69 of Lithonia, GA, passed January 22, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR. www.Brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com


Mrs. Jacquelyn Reynolds


Mrs. Jacquelyn Reynolds, 70, of Carthage, AR, passed on January 19, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.


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