Lanier "LaSale" Beard
Lanier "LaSale" Beard, 63, of Holly Springs, died June 17, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a graduate of Holly Springs High School Class of 1975 and attended Mississippi Industrial College. He was a salesperson for Macy's Oak Court store in Memphis.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on June 23 at Hopewell No. 2 MB Church in Hudsonville. Rev. Danny Kimbrough officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves three children, Sedric (Melinda) Daugherty of Olive Branch, Christopher Beard of Brownsville, Texas, Destini Adkins of Olive Branch; his fiancée Beverly J. Dunlap of Memphis; two sisters, Louvenia Warr of Chicago, Ill., Lola Mae Gowder of Fredericksburg, Va.; five brothers, Jim Crockett and Fred Lee Beard of Chicago, Lonnie L. Beard and Kent Stanley Beard of Holly Springs, Jasper Beard of Detroit, Mich.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, James Louis Beard, Ivory Lee Beard, Arthur Willis Beard, Johnny Edward Beard, and Frank Walker Beard.