Athens Review, Athens, Texas

April 1, 2013

Mittie Lee Hawkins Beaird


The Athens Review

Athens — ATHENS-Services for Mittie Lee Hawkins Beaird, 88, Athens are scheduled for 1 p.m., Thursday, April 4, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Woody Meredith officiating.

Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Park.

Mrs. Beaird died Saturday, March 30, 2013 in Athens.

She was born April 13, 1924 to Solomon and Minnie Henderson Hawkins, and was a lifelong resident of Athens. Mittie was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

She graduated from Athens High School then attended Trinity Valley Community College (HCJC), and University of North Texas (North Texas Normal College). She served as a teacher’s aide with Athens Independent School District 14 years. Her favorite hobby was quilting, and she was an active member of a quilting group many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill Beaird; sons, Mike Beaird, Tim Beaird; daughter, Pat Beaird Williams; brother, Quincy Hawkins; sister Dora Hawkins Greg;

Mittie is survived by her daughter, Kelsey McMillan; daughters-in-law, Marilyn Miller Beaird, Bedford, Susan McCaleb Beaird, Austin; grandchildren, Diane Brandt, Seattle, Wash., Miller Beaird, Arlington, Angus Beaird, San Antonio, Marilee Beaird Belote, Flower Mound; great-grandchildren, Lauren Cruz, Landon Beaird, Ashlyn and Alexa Belote, Kendall Beaird and Nina and Marco Brandt.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 927, Athens, TX 75751, or the church or charity of your choice.

You may leave a message of condolence, or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com