Sandra Lee Painski Beard, age 76, beloved wife of Byron Richard Beard, died on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born in Reading, Pennsylvania, Sandra was a daughter of the late Stanley and Mabel Stehman Painski. Sandra was a devoted wife to Byron for more than 55 years. She was also a very loving and caring mother and friend. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Sandra is also survived by one son, Byron Richard Beard II and his wife, Alexandra Wyndham, of Surfside Beach; and two sisters, Barbara Ann Yoder and her husband, F. David, of Wellington, Florida, and June Shirley Steffy of Reading.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, John R. "Pete" Steffy.

Services will be private.

You may go to and sign the family's guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.