August 22, 1956 - October 16, 2021
Dinah Johnson Beard 8/22/1956 - 10/16/2021 Dinah passed away on Saturday October 16th, 2021, at home. She is predeceased by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edward Johnson of Athens; brother Thomas Eugene Johnson of Athens; and nephew J. Michael Johnson of Athens. Dinah is survived by one daughter Kathryn Beard Johnston (Henry) of Mobile; one son John Jackson Beard IV of Athens; 2 grandchildren Henry Franklin Johnston, Jr. and Dorothy Diane Johnston of Mobile; one sister Jan Johnson Hargrove (Billy) of Athens; one nephew Scott Johnson Hargrove (Amanda) of Athens; one niece Jennifer Johnson Sims of Athens; four great nieces and nephews Thomas Hudson Sims of Athens, Lillian Walker Sims of Athens, Beasley Scott Hargrove of Athens, and Sloan Johnson Hargrove of Athens. Dinah was born in Decatur, Alabama, in 1956. She graduated from Athens High School in 1974 and went on to earn a degree in Communications from the University of North Alabama in 1978. During her time at UNA, she was president of her sorority (Phi Mu), involved in many school activities, and Miss UNA (1977). Dinah went on to become a finalist for Miss Alabama. Dinah was an active member of the Athens community; a business owner (Grayson Scott Interiors), member of the Athena League and the Athens Historical Board. She was a beloved church member at The First United Methodist Church in Athens, where she raised her children and sang in the church choir for many years. She was a talented voice actor. She recently narrated several commercials and books. She loved to cook, work in her garden, and make spaces beautiful. Dinah was full of life, and she will be missed dearly by her family and her friends. A Memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church, on Saturday October 23rd, at 11:00am, followed by a reception and a celebration of life at the Beasley Center. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Institute or Hospice of Limestone County.
Dinah Johnson Beard 8/22/1956 - 10/16/2021 Dinah passed away on Saturday October 16th, 2021, at home. She is predeceased by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edward Johnson of Athens; brother Thomas Eugene Johnson of Athens; and nephew J. Michael... View Obituary & Service Information
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Dinah Johnson Beard
8/22/1956 - 10/16/2021
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