2010-08-05 / Obituaries

Amanda Jo Bearden

Amanda Jo Bearden, 30, of Houghton Lake, died July 27, 2010 following an automobile accident in Gladwin County.

Funeral services for Miss Bearden were held July 30 at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, with Deacon James Siler officiating. Interment was in Crestview Cemetery, Markey Township.

Born in Carson City on March 21, 1980, she was the daughter of Harlan and Mary Bearden. She was a graduate of the Houghton Lake Institute of Cosmetology and worked at salons in the Houghton Lake area for several years.

Survivors include her beloved daughter, Autumn Gallagher of Prudenville; her parents, Harlan and Mary Bearden of Houghton Lake; a brother, Jamerson (Lori) Bearden of Ashley; maternal grandparents, Dwight and Connie Yelsik of Ashley; paternal grandmother, Ada Bearden of Ashley; a niece, Kennedy; a special companion and her daughter Autumn’s father, Chris Gallagher of Roscommon; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Marion Howard, and paternal grandfather, Harlan J. Bearden Sr.

Memorial donations can be made to her daughter Autumn’s education fund. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake, handled the arrangements. Condolences may be shared at www.christlerholdship. com.

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