DANIELSVILLE – Mildred Runette Beard Kirk Faulkner died Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at her residence.
Born in Danielsville on August 26, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Hearlie Phillips Beard. She was a retired seamstress and of the Holiness Faith. She was married twice, first to the late David Chandler Kirk, second to the late Ralph Faulkner. Mrs. Faulkner was preceded in death by sisters, Avis Baxter, Clara Baxter, Mary Sue Haley and Margaret Kirk; and brothers, Buck, Bill and Harold Beard.
Survivors include a son, Pete Kirk, Royston; daughter, Becky Johnson, Danielsville; stepson, Tom Faulkner, Phoenix, Ariz.; stepdaughters, Janice Hubbard, Maysville, and Mary Williams, Commerce; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Irvin McElroy.
Special thanks to caregiver Kathy Vander Waal and Hospice Nurse Cindy.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 12, at 2 p.m., from the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Peek officiating. Burial will be in the Danielsville Memorial Gardens. The body is at the funeral home where the family will receive friends Thursday, March 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. The family is at the home of Larry and Frances Kirk.
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to the Odyssey Hospice, 855 Gaines School Rd., Suite G, Athens, GA 30605.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.