Mary Brown Beard

September 04, 1927 - June 22, 2020

Mary Beard

Mary Brown Beard, 92, of Beaumont, died Monday, June 22, 2020. She was born on September 4, 1927, to Nancy Elizabeth Gilbert Brown and Dave Brown, in Stowell, Texas. 

Survivors include her children, Larry Avery and his wife, Debi, of Roanoke, Virginia; Robert Avery and his wife, Patt, of Zavalla, Texas; Michael Avery, of Kountze; Bonnie Mitchell, of Lumberton; Sam Boudreaux and his wife, Sweetie, of Jasper; David Boudreaux; Mary Jane Stanley, of Buna; and Dale Boudreaux and his wife, Dawn, of Slaughters, Kentucky; fifteen  grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; sister, Jean Garcia, of Galveston; and brother, Bert Brown, of Colorado.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dave Brown and Elizabeth Gilbert Brown; husband Travis Beard; daughter, Pam Mariam; siblings, Wanda Stephens, Libby McIntyre, Brooks Brown, and Daisy Bissett; three grandchildren; Allison Avery, Emily Stanley Smith, and Mike Avery; daughter-in-law, Sue Dowden Avery; and son-in-law, Darnell Mitchell. 

A gathering of Mrs. Beard’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m, Sunday, June 28, 2020, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 29, 2020, at Broussard’s, with her interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

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Broussard's Mortuary
Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue
2000 Mcfaddin Avenue Beaumont, TX 77701
Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Ave.
2000 Mcfaddin Street Beaumont, TX 77701
Sunday, June 28, 2020
5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Ave.
2000 Mcfaddin Avenue Beaumont, TX 77701
Monday, June 29, 2020
11:00 a.m.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
4955 Pine St Beaumont, TX 77703

Comments (1)

  • Tim Davis

    28 June 2020 at 00:13 | #

    I have many cherished memories of Aunt Mary, and the rest of the Avery Clan. God give the Peace of Jesus Christ in this hour.


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