A Graveside Funeral Service for Emily McCormick Beard, 80, of Denmark, SC will be held at eleven o’clock a.m., Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the Ghents Branch Baptist Church Cemetery with the Reverend Sonny Mooney officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery on Thursday. Due to the current pandemic and the CDC regulations, social distancing and other guidelines will be in place; facemasks are required. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, P.O. Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 28648. Mrs. Emily passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
Born in Bamberg County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Julius Marion McCormick, Sr. and Marva Lee Hair McCormick. She was a member of Ghents Branch Baptist Church. She worked at Milliken for a number of years and retired as a supervisor from the Sara Lee Company in Barnwell, SC.
Survivors include her husband Danny H. Beard of the home; her daughter Karen (Trent) Rentz of Ehrhardt; sons Harris Hutto of Bamberg, Mark (Mary) Beard of Salley; sisters Edna Sellers, Hazel (George) Sunday all of Olar and Adrienne (Scott) Kinard of Ehrhardt; a brother Jerry McCormick of Bamberg; eight grandchildren Katilyn Rentz, Barrett Rentz, Parker Rentz, Danielle Hutto, Billy Hutto, James Hutto, Joshua Hutto, and Mike Hutto, Jr.; nine great grandchildren; one great, great grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son Michael Hutto and brothers Julius McCormick, Jr. and Claude McCormick.
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