Freda Bearden, age 72, passed into the Lord's care on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, at her home in Alvarado. Service: 2 p.m. Thursday in Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel in Alvarado. Burial: to follow in Bethany Cemetery in Alvarado. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home in Alvarado. She loved to garden, cook, read and quilt, and loved her precious blonde water spaniel, Mitch. She taught Sunday school at the First Baptist Church in Alvarado for several years. She was a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Bearden; and parents, William J. Allen and Edna Cleo Allen. Survivors: Her son, John Allen Bearden of Alvarado; daughters, Toni Bearden Cuellar of Granbury and Beth Bearden Crocker of Burleson; grandchildren, Jacob Cuellar, Colby Cuellar, Caitlin Cuellar Procter, Corie Robinson Allen, Heather Robinson, Nathan Robinson, Brett Bearden, Brittany Bearden Trevino, Jody Schultz and Wes Carney; and great-grandchildren, Hayden Lane Procter, Gabriel Preston Cuellar, Chloe Ryan Robinson, Ian Robinson, Clayton Allen Parker Allen, Gavin Martinez, Jesus Martinez and Brock Lee Bearden.