Dorothy Dolores Beardslee, 67, of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 16, 2008, at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Dorothy was born Sept. 24, 1940, in Cartersville, Ga., the daughter of Charles and Alice Mae (Matthews) Alford.
She was united in marriage to Dean Beardslee on Jan. 1, 1973, in Moss Point, Miss. She was retired from the Boeing Company. She moved to Star of the Sea in rural Hardy in 1999 from Renton, Wash., with her family.
She was an active member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and the St. John the Baptist Latin Community.
She is survived by: her husband Dean of the home; one son, Thomas Beardslee of Cherokee Village; one daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Bill Duncan of Star of the Sea; one sister, Nina Bohl of Grand Bay, Ala.; and two grandchildren, Elizabeth and William.
A Latin Requiem Mass was held Aug. 20 at St. Michael's Catholic Church with Father Terrance Gordon FSSP officiating. Burial followed in the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark.
A visitation was held at the Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland with a Holy Rosary Prayer service. Condolences can be left for the family at www.tricountyfunerals.com.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland.