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Samuel Beevers

HOLIDAY ISLAND - Samuel Estus Beevers, age 78, of Holiday Island, AR went to be with his Lord on Friday July 06, 2012 at the Eureka Springs Hospital.  He was born on September 02, 1933 to Carl Guy (Jack) and Ora Alice (Mabus) Beevers in Cleveland, MS. He married JoAnn Brown November 16, 1952 in Shelby, MS.  He was a Cleveland High School Graduate and attended Mississippi Delta Community College. In his early years Samuel drove a bus for Cleveland School District and worked for the Texaco Station in Cleveland. He then became employed by Mississippi Power and Light Company and had a 42 year career serving the cities of Cleveland, Greenville and Vicksburg. He was Plant Manager before his retirement in 1990. Samuel was a United States Army Veteran having served his country in the Korean War. He was a member of the Holiday Island Baptist Church and enjoyed woodworking and being a clock smith for his close friends and family. He formerly served as president, secretary and treasurer for the Optimist Club in Greenville. Samuel was preceded in death by his parents, sister Margie Rush, brothers Aubrey and Darwin Beevers. Visitation will be held from Tuesday July 10, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 10:45AM at Cleveland Funeral Home with Graveside funeral service to follow in the North Cleveland Cemetery at 11:00AM. Brother Eddie Champion will officiate the service.   He is survived by his wife of 58 years, JoAnn Brown Beevers of Holiday Island, AR.  Son, Terry Beevers of Pell City, AL.  Son, Gregg and wife (Pam Fletcher) Beevers of Olive Branch, MS. Brothers, Joe Beevers and  Jackie Beevers of Cleveland, MS. Grandchildren, Wade Beevers of Birmingham, AL, Kathleen Beevers of Auburn, AL. and Amelia Beevers of Olive Branch, MS. He also leaves a host of other relatives and friends. Pallbearers are Wade Beevers, Kelly Beevers, Jackie Beevers, Joe Beevers, Joey Beevers and Butch Craig. Honorary Pallbearers is Tommy Rush. Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Terry, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. We will say a special prayer for you and your family. Best, Terri

Terri and Chuck Abraham - July 10, 2012 at 07:40 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

JoAnn and family, We send our deepest sympathies. Sam was such a giving and kind man. He will be missed! We were blessed to have known him. May God give you comfort during this time knowing that Sam is "soaring on wings like eagles." Isaiah 40:31. David & Barbara Deason

David & Barbara Deason - July 10, 2012 at 06:48 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Just wanted to send our sympathy to the Beevers Family. We have you in our prayers as you face the days ahead. In Sympathy, Eddie and Martha Causey

Eddie and Martha Causey - July 09, 2012 at 09:09 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

You are in our prayers.

Sarah Johns Holloway & Joel - July 08, 2012 at 04:44 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM