Janet Nadine (Howard) Beard

May 31, 1940 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Janet Beard Obituary

Janet Nadine (Howard) Beard, 83, of Coffeen, IL passed away Monday, January 29, 2024 at 10:13 a.m. at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab in Taylor Springs, IL. Private Family services will be held, Toberman-Dean Funeral Home in Coffeen, IL is assisting the family with arrangements. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery, Rural Coffeen, IL. Mark Noyes will Officiate.

Mrs. Beard was born May 31, 1940 in Coffeen, IL. to Berthol “Buck” Howard & Iva M. (Snider) Howard and both have preceded in death. She is a 1958 graduate of Hillsboro High School, Hillsboro, IL. She worked as a waitress at many restaurants in the area and worked at Eagle Pitcher (zinc manufacturing). She married Kenneth Brown and they later divorced. He preceded in death. Janet went on to marry Howard Beard in 1980 in Fayette County. He also preceded in death on February 15, 2012. She held memberships at Eastern Star, Royal Neighbors, Coffeen Senior Citizens, and Red Hat Society, Coffeen Chapter. She lived in Coffeen area her entire life.

Janet is survived by her Children, Debra (husband Gary) May of Hillsboro, IL, Karen (husband Jeff) Woods of Williamsville, IL, and Lee Brown of Hillsboro, IL; Grandchildren, Dylan Woods, Skylar Marek, Lillie Brown, Whitney Drobnack, and Sarah Sexton; Great Grandchildren, Maverick Meeks, Ryder Meeks, Lola Marek, and Jacob Meeks; Brothers,   James C. Howard of Coffeen, IL and Gerald L. Howard of Coffeen, IL.

She is preceded by her parents and both husbands.

Memorials can be made to Harvest of Hope Food Pantry in Hillsboro, IL.

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