BERNIE - Weston Beaird, 68, died Feb. 24, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born March 17, 1936, in Bernie, son of the late Ralph and Cassie Oneida Murphy Beaird, he was a lifelong resident of Bernie. He was a farmer, member of the Bernie Church of Christ and veteran of the U.S. Army.
On Nov. 15, 1958, at Bernie, he married Gloriaetta Virginia Cooper who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Rickey Beaird of Bernie; one daughter, Rita Clayton of Bernie; three brothers, Wesley Beaird and Ronald Beaird of Bernie and Donald Beaird of Maryland Heights; five sisters, Reva Medlin, Ruby Nunn, Mary Blevins, Audery Hatchel and Neva Wilson of Bernie; and four grandchildren.
One brother, Kenneth Beaird, and two sisters, Geneva Poston and Louiella Smith, preceded him in death.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie with Stan Dauck officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.