Vivian Beard, age 84, of Shoals passed away Sunday January 22, 2017 at 12:32pm at the Loogootee Health and Rehab Center. She was born on September 21, 1932 in Lawrence County to Charles and Ruth (Allen) Wilson. She married Donald E. Beard in 1974 in Martin County and he survives.
She was a member of the Shoals American Legion and a former member of the Shoals Eagles. She was employed at Perfect Fit in Loogootee.
She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Sharon (Tony) Stone of Shoals, one son, Donnie Johnson of Huntingburg, a brother, Rex Wilson of Florida, grandchildren Brian Asbell, Amy Baesel and Traci Hall, two step daughters, Donna Beard and Teresa Beard. She is also survived by four great-grand children, Kaeden and Kaelyn Baesel, Cohen Hall and Tori Asbell.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Bobby Sorrells and David Johnson, daughter Ruth Ann Asbell, grandson Scott Asbell, great-grandson, Kyle Johnson two brothers Jim Wilson and Bill Wilson and one sister Donna Brassine.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday January 25, 2017 at 2:00pm at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals with Rev. Matt Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in the Springhill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 until time of the service the day of the funeral. Pall bearers are Kaeden Baesel, Robert Baesel, Shane Allen, Rex Allen, Brian Asbell and Bruce Kellams.