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Marvelle J. Beard, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2019)

Marvelle was a retired physical therapist with the Holy Cross Hospital in Florida. She united in marriage to James Beard in 1987.

Marvelle J. Beard of Campbellsville, KY, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019. She was 79 years old.

Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery in DeKalb, Illinois.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY.

Marvelle J. Beard of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Cliff Jerde and Carrie Halverson Jerde, was born June 11, 1939 in DeKalb, Illinois. She died at 9:41pm, Saturday, January 5, 2019 in Campbellsville. She was 79 years old.

She professed faith in Christ and was of the Lutheran faith.

Marvelle was a retired physical therapist with the Holy Cross Hospital in Florida.

She united in marriage to James Beard in 1987.

Besides her husband, James Beard, she is survived by one son and one daughter: Tom Kennedy and wife, Theresa of DeKalb, Illinois and Carrie Valencia and husband, Jorge of Davie, Florida; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren: three brothers and three sisters: Harold Jerde, Paul Jerde and wife, Karen, Dean Jerde and wife, Terry, Carmen Osland and husband, David and Marilyn Mathison and husband, Merv of DeKalb, Illinois and Carol Rumpf and husband, Ron of Peoria, Illinois; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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