Dorothy E. Beard Languell

December 23, 2012

Dorothy E. Beard Languell 93, of Frankfort, IN, died December 23, 2012 at Wesley Manor Health Care Center. Born January 21, 1919 in Greenville, TN to the late Edgar Nathaniel & Molly (Strong) Pickering. She married Marvin Frederick Beard in 1940 and he preceded her in death on November 17, 1979. She then married Chester Languell on July 13, 1985 and he preceded her death on December 25, 1999. Mrs. Languell grew up in Greenville, Tennessee and attended Greenville Schools there. She moved to Frankfort at the age of 21. She worked as a cook for Frankfort High Schools for 5 years, after previously working at the Kokomo Garment Factory, and Jules Simon in Frankfort. Mrs. Languell was a member of the St. Matthew United Methodist Church and formerly a member of Beard O.E.S. and Beard Friendship Club. She dearly loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 12 Noon, Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund.

Survived by:

2 Sons: Larry F. (Karen) Beard of Rossville and Bobby Gene (Fran) Beard of Frankfort 1 Step Son: Jerry (Elizabeth) Languell of Dallas, TX 2 Sisters-in-Law: Eva Pickering of Kokomo and Mildred Pickering of Tennessee 3 Grandchildren, 3 Step Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren and two special nieces, Nancy Kehrer and Shirley Abbott also survive.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Kevin Beard, 2 sisters, Nova Crum and Maxine Smith, 4 brothers, Cecil Pickering, Kyle Pickering, Buford Pickering and Freeman Pickering, a sister-in-law, Betty Pickering, brother-in-law, Johnny Bill Smith and step son, Jim Languell.


3 Condolences for “Dorothy E. Beard Languell”

  1. Ron & Erilda Coleman December 25, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    Dearest Larry & Bobby & families
    So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. No matter what the age of our parents, we still hate to give them up.
    Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. Will keep you in our thoughts & prayers.
    In His Grace & Care. Ron & Erilda

  2. Janet Zuther December 26, 2012 at 10:24 am

    What a wonderful friend she was to me. I am so blessed to have had her in my life. I will miss her, but she is enjoying Heaven now I’m sure. My thoughts, prayers, and sympathy are with your entire family. Love, Janet Zuther

  3. Andy Crum December 26, 2012 at 7:41 pm

    Dear Dorothy E. Beard Languell Family,

    Please know we have been thinking of you all and are encouraged to know that death and
    suffering is not God’s final plan. Please accept our condolences on behalf of Aunt Dorothy.

    Andy & Julie Crum Family
    Joshua, Noah , Brian (foreign exchange son)
    Andrew, Kacie & Liam

    Revelation 21:4
    4 He will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
    Death will no longer exist;
    grief, crying, and pain will exist no longer,
    because the previous things have passed away.

    John 16:33
    33 I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. You will have suffering in this world. Be courageous! I have conquered the world. ”

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