Graveside services will be held for Nora Beaird, 63, today at 2 p.m. at Exeter District Cemetery. She died on May 6 in Exeter. She was born on January 4, 1942 in Mt. Grove, Mo.

A longtime resident of Exeter, Nora came to California from Missouri in 1952. On Dec. 1, 1956, she married Donnie Beaird of Farmersville, who preceded her in death in 1997. She worked as a farm laborer for many years and also in various packing houses. Nora is survived by her children, Brenda Martinez and Helen Fairchild of Exeter; Luella Lavascar of Cobb Mountain, Calif.; and Donald Beaird of Visalia; brother, Dwayne Peterson of Visalia; sister, Donna Comte of Kansas; and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Evans-Miller Exeter Chapel.

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