Jeane Beaird

Jeane BeairdJeane L. Beaird, 61, of California, formerly of Traverse City and Illinois, died Sept. 11, 2012.

She was born Aug. 15, 1951, a daughter of Forrest and Mary Dean Beaird in Canton.

Surviving are her mother, Mary Catherine Beaird of Glen Arbor; and one sister, Janis Beaird of Northport, Ala.

She was preceded in death by her father, Forrest D. Beaird on May 10, 2007.

She received a degree in library science and English from Illinois State University. She taught in Astoria, Staunton and Chatham, before earning a masters degree from University of Alabama in 1991.

She continued working as the librarian with Riverside County Library.

Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at Glen Lake Community Reformed Church with Rev. Jack Beaird officiating.

Private graveside committal services will be held in Maple Grove Cemetery at a later date. Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

Contributions may be made to Salvation Army, PO Box 5528, Traverse City, MI 49696.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/26/2012

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