Helen I. (Bryant) Beard

April 16, 1927 ~ September 28, 2019 (age 92)


Tell City, Indiana

Helen I. Beard, 92, passed away September 28, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

She was born in Rome, Indiana on April 16, 1927 to the late Archie Wallace and Irene Dallas (Masterson) Bryant.  Also preceding her in death was her husband, Greg Beard and brothers, Jim, Archie, Ivan, Vernon, and Ronald Bryant.

Helen was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church.  A homemaker for most of her life, she had worked at General Electric for 20 years, retiring in 1975 and she and her husband, Greg had owned and operated the Sportsman Inn, formerly in Tell City.   She enjoyed her pet cockatoos and reading.

Surviving is her daughter Barbara Wiley (Roger Wood), Owensboro, KY; a niece for whom she raised, Verna Beard, Lewisport, KY; brothers, Donald Bryant (Linda), Rome, IN,  Wally Bryant, Grandview, IN , Gary Bryant (Pat), Vulcan, MI and Larry Bryant (Catherine), Rome, IN ; grandchildren, Jimmy Wiley (Kristin), Zionsville, IN  and David Wiley (Catherine), Middlesboro, KY; a great-granddaughter, Sophie Wiley; Roger's son, Kevin Hoosier, Owensboro, KY and several nieces and nephews. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM CDT Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at St. Paul Catholic Church.  Father Tony Hollowell will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00-7:00 PM and Wednesday 8:30-9:30 AM at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


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October 1, 2019

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Huber Funeral Home - Tell City

October 2, 2019

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Huber Funeral Home - Tell City

Mass of Christian Burial
October 2, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church

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