Bonnie Beard, age 73, of Arkadelphia, passed from this life on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born February 18, 1950, in Gurdon, the daughter of the late Ceburn and Ruby Ellis Williams.
Bonnie was a graduate of Gurdon High School. She was the owner and operator of Quality Pawn in Arkadelphia. Bonnie enjoyed attending the grandkids sporting events, shopping, casinos and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, in laws, Wallace and Glendean Beard, five brothers, Charles, Billy Jack, Paul, Jerry and Eugene Williams.
Survivors are her husband, Lennie Beard of Arkadelphia, one daughter, Tonya Cox (Cody) of Arkadelphia, one son, Shannon Beard (Christi) of Arkadelphia, five grandchildren, Kirsten Sims, Branson Beard, Devin Davidson, Kaylee Jennings and Carley Cox, six great grandchildren, Deaton, Jay Thomas, Dawson, Dani, Reese and Jackson.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at Rose Hedge Cemetery with Bro. Chris Williams officiating.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday at Welch Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Devin Davidson, Ethan Jennings, David Sims, Branson Beard, Lyndel Beard and Brandon Beard.
Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit www.welchfh.net to sign the guest book.