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Obituary: Rena Odell Skinner Beard

Rena Odell Skinner Beard, 82, from Williamson County, passed away on Nov. 24, 2021. 

Mrs. Beard was a hairstylist for 21 years at Harpeth Terrace Nursing Home. Rena loved to do home projects, loved her family and will be greatly missed. 

She was preceded in death by parents Addie Mae Hinson and Oscar Thomas Skinner, seven siblings and husband, Johnny “Jody” Beard. She’s survived by sons Jimmy Beard and Johnny (Christy) Beard; brother, Jimmy Skinner; sister, Linda Kergan; grandchild, Joey (Aubri) Beard; great-grandchildren Tucker, Dallas, Sawyer and Lielle Beard; and several nieces and nephews. 

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, with Dr. Larry Pearre officiating. Visitation is 2-4 p.m. with one hour prior to the service at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be at Williamson Memorial Gardens. 

Family and friends will serve as active pallbearers. The staff at NHC Columbia, Dr. Charles Ball and Dr. Kenneth Dodge will serve as honorary pallbearers. 

Memorials may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, 2121 K St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C., 20037. 


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