Samuel Garland Beard, 79, of Dieterich, died at 9:51 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Nov. 22, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Island Grove. Burial will be in Dieterich Cemetery with military rites. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.