Published 5:00 am Monday, September 28, 2009

Debbie Lou Rosson Beard, 51, of Shreveport, La., formerly ofJayess, passed away Sept. 26, 2009, at her residence due to alengthy illness.

Visitation will be Monday from 5 until 8 p.m. at Jones FamilyFuneral Services in McComb with visitation again on Tuesday from 10a.m. till services at 2 p.m. at Union Primitive Baptist Church inRuth. Elders Randy Myers, Wayne Myers, Mickey Myers and FatherBrian Kaskie will officiate and burial will be in the churchcemetery.

Mrs. Beard was born Sept. 21, 1958, in Morgan City, La. She wasthe daughter of Raleigh and Mamie Marcotte.

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Mrs. Beard was a property manager and of the Catholic faith. Herchildren and grandchildren were her life and she loved them allvery much, and especially she loved her “crazy” husband. She wasvery dedicated to her family and her job. She will be sadly missedby all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Raleigh and MamieMarcotte; her biological parents, Noah Plaisance and LouiseChauvin; her father-in-law, Von Beard; and her sisters-in-laws,Donis Wallace and Sandra Rachel.

Mrs. Beard is survived by her husband, Julius Ray Beard; hermother-in-law, Joann Beard; four sons, Louis Noah Rosson and wife,Sommer, of McComb, Willis James Rosson and wife, Wynetter, ofSummit, Troy Scott Rosson and wife, Stephanie LeAnne, of Summit,and Tony John Rosson and Melissa, of Jayess; a brother andsister-in-law, Gary and Tammy Beard; of McComb; three brothers,Wayne Blankinship and wife, Joyce, Donnie Blankinship and RaleighMarcotte; four sisters, Deanna Hillebran, Brenda Helveston, CherieBlanchard and Chris Bonin; her 10 grandchildren, Tager Rosson,Caylis Rosson, Christopher Rosson, Mackennziey Rosson, SkylahRosson, Dakota Rosson, Haley Rosson, Talyn Rosson, Austin Wall andZack LeBlanc; with numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Derek Beard, David Earl Rachel, Tager Rossonand Louis Rosson, Willis Rosson, Tony Rosson, Donnie Blankinship,Wayne Blankinship and Malcolm Hillebran.

Honorary Pallbearer will be Troy Rosson and Talyn Rosson.