Susan Frances Beard, 72, of the Shiloh Community, passed away January 14, 2021, at the Piedmont Athens Medical Center.

Born November 13, 1948 in the Sandy Cross Community of Franklin County she was the daughter of the late Hoyt and Annie Lou Roach Gibby.  She was a sister of the late Ray Gibby.  She was retired and had worked at Southeastern Toyota for 15 years, Westinghouse for 18 years, Emanuel College for 5 years and Old Navy of Commerce for 4 years.  She was a member of the Riverside Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband Leon Beard; daughter Wendy Beard, Danielsville; two son and daughter-in-law, Myron Beard, and Byron “Cott” and Karen Beard, all of  Danielsville; Seven Grandchildren, Brandon Beard, Hunter Beard, Candice Shephard, Ryan Martin, Carrie Martin, Stormy Sullivan, and Rainy Sullivan; Eleven great-grandchildren, Aiden Pritchett, Chloe Pritchett, Zoey Pritchett, Ben Dickerson, Sara Dickerson, Gage Beard, Blaise Beard, Abel Shephard, Case Shephard, Aleeh Martin and Amberly Martin; brother Steve Gibby and sister Savilla Adams, both of Sandy Cross; many nephews and nieces.

Services will be 2pm Monday at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Dwayne Dickerson and Rev. Paul Jameson. Interment will be in the Riverside Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2pm at the Ginn Funeral Home. The family request that in lieu of flowers that donations may be made to Ginn Funeral Home P O Box 37, Carnesville, Georgia 30521 to help with final expenses. Condolences may be left at ginnfuneralhome.com.