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In Memory - Happy 119th Birthday, Edith Pearl Chelf Beard

Diane Cowden writes to her family members:

You all have probably already thought of it, but it's July 17, which will always be Grandma Beard's Birthday. Since she lived to be 98, we had so many birthdays with her, it doesn't seem right not having a party for her today. If she was here, she would be 119 today. I think we all probably had the best Grandma out there. Never saw her get really mad or angry at anyone; she never complained even when she was blind and couldn't walk, and I really never - my whole life - heard her say anything bad about anyone - seriously. She had the best couch on which to lie down and take a nap in front of that fire and she made really good vegetable soup and homemade butterscotch candy. We miss you Edith Pearl and hope you are having a grand birthday in heaven with Grandpa, Daddy, Louis, and Dean, Lee Roy & Nettie, and all your brothers and sisters, Audrey, Stella, Hallie, Ruby, Marshall, James, Paul and Hazel.
- Love, Diane

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