211. Andrew Jay "Andy"
was born on
2 Apr 1890 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.(32)
He appeared on the census on 12 Apr 1930 in San Antonio, Bexar County,
Texas.(496) He died on 2 Feb 1976 in
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.(497)
He was buried in City Cemetery #4, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
From the San Antonio Express, Wednesday February 4, 1976, p. 8D:
Mr. Andrew Jay Beard, 339 Porter St., born in Austin, Texas April 2, 1889, entered
rest Monday, Feb. 3, 1976 at the age of 86 years. Memorial services Thursday
10:00 a.m., Alamo Chapels, Rev. Harold H. Zirkel officiating with interment to
follow in City Cemetery No. 4.
Survivors: Wife, Mrs. Elizabeth M. Beard; son Andrew John Beard, City; sister,
Mrs. Laura Parish, LaCoste, Texas; brothers Tom Beard, Alpine, Texas, Clyde Beard,
Austin, Texas, Carl Beard Round Rock, Texas, Claude Beard, Fort Worth, Texas,
three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and
Mr. Beard was a member of the Methodist Church and has been a resident of San
Antonio for the past 62 years. Services under the direction of a member of the
Lelon Cude family.
The Alamo, 225-5731, N. Alamo at Brooklyn
He was married to Elizabeth Meridell Sipple (daughter of
John Davis Sipple and Theresa Hyatt) on 22 Oct 1919 in
Austin, Travis County, Texas.(498)
Elizabeth Meridell Sipple was born on 1 Mar 1894 in San Antonio,
Bexar County, Texas. She appeared on the census on 13 Jan 1920 in 339 Paorter
Street, 7th Ward, San Antonio, Texas.(499)
She died on 4 Sep 1985 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
(500) She was buried in City Cemetery #4, San Antonio, Bexar County,
From the San Antonio Light
September 5, 1985, p. E8
Elizabeth M. Beard of San Antonio, Texas entered into rest Wednesday, September
4, 1985, at the age of 91 years. Survived by Son & daughter-in-law, John
& Mildred Beard, Sr., of Bracken, Tx., 2 grandchildren & 7 great-grandchildren.
Graveside Service will be held in the City Cemetery No. 4 Friday, September
6th at 10:00 a.m. Interment following.
Arrangements with Dellcrest, 2023 S. W. W. White Rd., 3376-4082
Andrew Jay "Andy" Beard and Elizabeth Meridell Sipple had the following
Andrew John Beard.