James Dean W. Beard
Paula and James Beard of Standard City are the parents of a son, James Dean W. Beard, born at 1:41 p.m., Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield. He weighed six pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth.
He joins a sister, 7-year-old Adeline Beard. Maternal grandparents are Paul and Patsy Bridges of Nilwood. Paternal grandmother is Elaine Beard of Standard City. Maternal great-grandparents are Steve Bridges, Dorothy Bridges and Minnie King, all of Palmyra. Paternal great-grandmother is Marie Ruyle of Carlinville.