Beard grew up in Pisgah, Alabama. She attended Roasalie Elementary and
Pisgah High School. In 2001, she married her husband and long-time
friend, Woody. They have two daughters, Lannah Grace and Leelah. The
Beards are active in their church, New Home Baptist, where Mrs. Beard
directs Children's Choir, Sanctuary Choir, and Ensemble. Mrs. Beard
enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, hiking, viewing
animals and nature, travelling, basketball, and directing choirs.