Angela Elizabeth Jones Beard

Angela Elizabeth Jones Beard, 16 months, Altoona, died Thursday at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Adam Beard and Vanessa Jones.

Angela is survived by her parents; two sisters: Adrianna Lynn Jones and Adrean Lee Beard; maternal grandparents: Beverly “Mimi” Jones and Jon Clark; paternal grandparents: Albert and Lisa Beard; maternal great-grandparents: Dottie Bittner and Herb and Vicki Clark; great-great-grandmother, Sue Lockard; very special aunts and uncles: Kenny Jones II (Jessica), Brian Jones (Lindsay), Zachary Jones (Alaina) and Madisyn Jones; special cousins: “Lil” Kenny Jones, Anthony Jones, Milo Jones, Isabella Lego and Linda “Grammy Lin” Shannon Foust; and several great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins.

Angela was preceded in death by her great-grandfather, LeRoy Bittner.

Angela was simply amazing in every way. She showed how a very young child could make such a big impact on so many lives with her constant smile, love and happiness.

She was loved by her family with all their hearts and will be so, so missed. Please take a minute to hug and kiss your children and try to appreciate every minute you have with them, because in the blink of an eye, it could all be gone.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be at Carson Valley Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Angela’s memory may be made to Healing Patch Children’s Grief Program, Home Nursing Agency, 201 Chestnut Ave., Altoona, PA 16601.

Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.