Teresia Gail Crenshaw Beard | 1951-2010

Published Thursday, August 12, 2010

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Beard_Teresia.jpgFuneral for Teresia Gail Crenshaw Beard, 59, of North Richland Hills and formerly of Paradise was Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Legacy Church of Christ.

Beard died Friday, Aug. 6, 2010.

Born Jan. 2, 1951, in Amarillo to Joe and Betty Crenshaw, she was the oldest of 10 children. She received a occupational therapy degree from Texas Woman’s University. She married Gary Devon Beard June 22, 1973.

Gary Beard was a minister at Paradise Church of Christ from 1985-2005, where Teresia was a member. She was a member of Legacy Church of Christ for the last five years. She began working at Fort Worth Christian School in 1992 and served as director of the after-school childcare program, office aide and computer technician.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2005; sister, Jean Crenshaw; and nephew, Tye Brazell.

She is survived by her mother of Sunray; children, Cary Beard and wife, Erica, of Abilene, Tiffany Beard of Austin, Chiara Davidson and husband, Travis, of Edmond, Okla., and Landrea Beard of Edmond; grandchildren, Kaylee and Campbell Beard, Devon Sanders and Catch, Colt and Chenna Davidson; foster grandchild, Shane; siblings, Angaleta Crenshaw, Jack Crenshaw, Thelma Brazell and husband, Richard, Tonya Canales and husband, Johnny, and Merida Robertson and husband, Bryan; and sisters-in-law, Gayle Driskill and husband, Larry, and Martha Chadwick and husband, Leon.

Memorials may be made to Fort Worth Christian School in North Richland Hills or Foster’s Home for Children in Stephenville.

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