PINEY FLATS — Rosa Hennessee Beard, age 85, of Piney Flats, TN, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2011, at the Christian Care Center of Johnson City.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Liza Wilson; first husband, Leon Hennessee; second husband, Wesley Beard; son, Patrick Hennessee; brother, Paul Wilson Jr.; and a granddaughter, Angela Chinni.
She was a member of New Hope Church of Christ.
Survivors include one daughter, Charlotte Miller; one son, Jack Hennessee; two grandchildren, Rebecca Hennessee and Edwin Hennessee; three great-grandchildren, Corbin Hennessee, Amanda Hennessee and Koby Chinni; and beloved niece, Diana Melton.
Thanks to the Christian Care Center of Johnson City and CarisHealth Care for their loving care.
The funeral service will be conducted at 8:00 P.M. Thursday, December 15, 2011, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Paul Peer, Minister, officiating.
The committal service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Friday in Poplar Ridge Christian Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Thursday prior to the service at the funeral home or at the home in Piney Flats.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Akard Funeral Home, 1912 W. State St., Bristol, TN 37620 to help the family with funeral expenses.
Email condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Akard Funeral Home, 1912 W. State St., Bristol, TN (423) 989-4800 is serving the family of Mrs. Beard.