On December 9, 2006, LaVAUGHN BEARD (nee Hansen); 86, at home; beloved wife of Clarence E. Beard of 65 years, devoted mother of Christine A. Beard, Ernest Ross Beard and wife Marlyn, Holly Beard Foster and Daryl H. Beard; loving sister of the late Ben Hansen and wife Jeanne and Warren Hansen and wife Dot; wonderful grandmother of Sarah Foster, Daniel Foster and Rosslyn Kamille Beard; special mother of Tepy Lor and wife Ramy and daughter Ashley; special friend of Martha Diamond and daughters Marlyn and Charlene. Also survived by cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore, Charles and Franklin Streets, on Saturday, December 16 at 11:30 A.M. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore or the Southern Poverty Law Center, (440 Washington Ave. Montgomery, AL 36104).