Georgia L. Beaird

May 22, 1926 – July 14, 2014

Georgie L. Beaird, 88 of Richmond, formerly of Orrick, passed away July 14, 2014 at her home in Richmond.

Georgie was born on May 22, 1926 in Harriman, Tenn., to William Brownbow Wright and Ruth Ann (Thompson) Wright. Georgie had lived most of her life in Ray County in the Orrick and Richmond areas.

She was first married to Sumpter Land who died at the young age of 27. Later she married Hubert H. “Buster” Beaird. He preceded her in death in July of 1993. Besides her two husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings and a daughter, Jennett Roberts in 2013, and a son-in-law, Terry Micheal Roberts, Sr. in May of 2014.

Georgie had worked for over 20 years as a CNA for the Shirkey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Richmond. Later she worked for many years as a cook at the cafeteria at Richmond High School in Richmond, Mo. She was of the Baptist faith.

Georgie loved her large family and especially loved family dinners. Her family not only included blood relatives, but just about everyone that she came in contact with. She loved her family, kids and cats.

Georgie is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Hubert Beaird, Jr. and wife, Sharon of Arcadia, Kans., a daughter, Lathey Riley and late husband (Clyde) of Cameron, Mo., and Lela Roberts and late husband (Henry Edward Roberts) of Rayville, Mo. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her beloved cat, Muffet.

The family will greet friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon, July 19, 2014 at the Gowing Funeral Home in Orrick. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with burial in South Point Cemetery near Orrick, Mo.

Memorials in her memory are suggested to Preferred Hospice of Lexington, Mo.


My deepest sympathy and prayers for the family and friends on the loss of this marvelous and loving lady.
Rev. Fred J. Kelley