Carolyn Beard, 76, of Wellington, Kansas passed away Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Sumner Community Hospital in Wellington, Kansas.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. at the Shelley Family Funeral Home in Wellington. Rosary will be 7:00 P.M. at the St. Anthony/St. Rose Catholic Church in Wellington Thursday evening. Graveside services will be at 11:00 A.M., Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Greenwood Cemetery 6231 W. 47th St. South, Wichita, KS 67215. A memorial has been established with the Wellington Humane Society PO Box 494, Wellington, KS 67152 and may be left with the Shelley Family Funeral Home 704 N. Washington, Wellington, KS 67152.
Carolyn Sue Beard was born March 26, 1943, the daughter of Delbert and Eunice (McCorgary) Winegarner in Wichita, KS. She attended Wichita North High School. On November 13, 1971 Carolyn was united in marriage to Gene Beard. Carolyn owned her own dry-cleaning business. She enjoyed camping, dancing, concerts, casino and playing poker. Carolyn loved spending time with her family having family dinners and traveling to the Branson area.
Carolyn is survived by her husband, Gene of the home; sons: Sterling Beard (Joleen) of Wichita and Jason Beard of Wellington; 5 grandchildren: Seth Beard, Karrigan Beard, Sam Beard, Kristin Beard, and Tanner Beard; one great grandchild Adison Sparling; two brothers: Del Winegarner of Newkirk, OK and Donald Winegarner of Wichita, KS.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
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