The News-Journal, January 9, 1969
Mr. Millard Lee Beard, 54, was found dead at his home in Phoenix, Arizona, Monday, December 30. He was born March 2, 1914, in Casey County, the son of the late Virgie Hendrickson and Elby Lee Beard. He was a former resident of Adair and Casey Counties and had also lived several years in Cincinnati. Mr. Beard is survived by one sister, Mrs. Cleo Hunter of Cincinnati, and one brother, Lucian, of Elkhorn. Funeral services were held Monday, January 6, at Lyon Funeral Home with the Rev. Erwin Ray of Owensboro officiating and burial was in the Bland Cemetery in Casey County. Pallbearers were Welby Chelf, Sherwood Sanders, Oscar Stuart, Charles Beard, Zack Webb and Elby O'Bryan.
Kentucky Vital Records Index, rootsweb
BEARD, MILLARD; 02 Mar 1914; CASEY; mother HENDRICKSON VIRGIE; Volume 026, Certificate 12598