Mrs. Faye Annie Rowland Beard, age 91, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Beard was born in Jasper, GA on August 10, 1928, daughter of the late Lewis Rowland and the late Grace Rudell Rowland. She was a member of Wilkerson Road Baptist Church where she was a member of W.M.U. and a vocalist. She also served as the church secretary and former president of W.M.U. Mrs. Beard loved spending time with her family, attending church and church activities. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Henry Beard, to whom she married on December 22, 1951; a son, Rodney Eugene Beard; a daughter, Donna June Bailey; 3 sisters and 5 brothers. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Janis and Charles Worley; sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Darlene Beard, Alan Beard, and Brian and Mary Beard, all of Rome; twelve grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; sister, Joyce Harris; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 31, 2020, at 11:00am in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Milford Williams and Johnny Peoples officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, from 9:00 am until the service time. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

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