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JoAnn Beevers

Southaven- JoAnn Brown Beevers, 77, of Holiday Island, AR, formerly of Cleveland, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 20, 2012 at Hermitage Gardens of Southaven in Southaven, MS. Visitation will be held from 10-10:45 A.M. on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at Cleveland Funeral Home with a graveside funeral service to follow in North Cleveland Cemetery at 11:00 A.M. with Brother Eddie Chapman officiating.    She was born on January, 26, 1935 to Upton and Fannie (Stevenson) Brown in Shelby, MS. She married Sam Beevers on November 16, 1952 in Shelby. She was a Shelby High graduate.    In the early years JoAnn played basketball in school and was a majorette in the band.   After marriage and living in Vicksburg she was employed as a bookkeeper with Foam Packaging. Later in life she worked with SCF Tugboat Company in Greenville, MS until she retired.    She was a member of the Holiday Island Baptist Church. She was a member of Junior Auxiliary under Ray Mabus. She enjoyed playing cards in the bridge card group.    She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and two sisters, Sue Craig and Willie Carwile and brother Thomas Brown.   She is survived by her two sons Terry Beevers of Pell City, AL and Greg Beevers and wife Pam Fletcher Beevers, of Olive Branch, MS, sister Mary Stephenson of Collierville, TN, and brother Noel and wife Carolyn Brown of Jacksonville, FL, grandchildren Wade Beevers of Birmingham, AL, Kathleen Beevers of Auburn, AL, and Amelia Beevers of Olive Branch and a host of other relatives and friends.   Pallbearers will be Wade Beevers, Jackie Beevers, Joe Beevers, Butch Craig, Ricky Carwile, and Chris Carwile.  The honorary pallbearers will be Mark Champion, Billy Chipman,  Bill Chipman, Mike Carwile, Dustin Carwile, Kelly Beevers, Rodney Stevenson, Stevie Stevenson, and Andrew Garner, Nathan Garner.   Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements   The family asks that all memorials in lieu of flowers be given in donations to Holiday Island Baptist Church. H.I.B.C. P.O. box 3129 Holiday Island, AR. 72631  

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Sorry we didn't know of her death in time to come.

Joel and Sarah Johns Holloway - August 25, 2012 at 08:52 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Your parents were such good friends of ours. I know you are going to miss them. We pray that God's comfort and love will surround your family.

Calvin and Rita Pugh - August 23, 2012 at 01:54 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of JoAnn's passing. We know that she will be missed first by her family and secondly by her host of friends. Our neighborhood has lost 2 really special people, JoAnn & Sam...

Ron & Linda Griswold - August 20, 2012 at 08:36 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM