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Carleen Swindell Beard

April 8, 1946 July 19, 2019
Carleen Swindell Beard
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Obituary for Carleen Swindell Beard

Carleen Swindell Beard, 73, of Newberry, died Friday, July 19, 2019 at her residence on Nance Street.

Carleen was born in Newberry on April 8, 1946, the daughter of the late Carlos Andrew Swindell and the late Ernestine Swindell Riddle.

She grew up in Newberry graduating from Newberry High School. On July 19, 1964 she married Larry Beard who predeceased her. She and Larry would have celebrated their 55th anniversary on the day of her death.

Carleen is survived by her children, Don Beard and B.J. of Newberry and Carla Beard Lindler and Paul of Chapin; grandchildren, Amanda Lindler, Andrew Lindler; Amber Beard, Andrew “Drew” Beard; great-grandchildren, Lia and Jaclyn Clark; a brother, James R. “Jimmy” Swindell and Nancy of Neptune Beach, FL and other loved relatives.

Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM conducted by the rev. Dr. Albert Allen. The family will receive friends in the church social hall following the funeral service.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

Whitaker Funeral Home, Newberry is assisting the family.

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11:00 AM 7/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

1020 Boundary Street
Newberry, SC 29108

Visitation to follow service in Social Hall of the church.

First Baptist Church
1020 Boundary Street Newberry 29108 SC
United States

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