Obituaries for Sunday, April 1, 2007

Published 5:00 am Monday, April 2, 2007

Margie Pepper Nettles

Services for Margie Pepper Nettles, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Sunday, April 1, at Brookhaven Funeral Home on North JacksonStreet, with burial in Easthaven Cemetery in Brookhaven.

Visitation was Saturday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

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Mrs. Nettles died March 29, 2007, at the University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson. She was born to Samuel A.Pepper and Nora Ratcliff Pepper.

She was a homemaker and was retired from Potter Company inBrookhaven. She was a member of Easthaven Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HoseaNettles; her granddaughter, Stacie Nettles; her son-in-law, DaltonCase; her brothers, Powell and Ernest Pepper; her sister, MarthaBush; and her nephews, Melvin and Danny Pepper.

Survivors are her son, Ricky P. Nettles and wife Cathy, ofBrookhaven; her daughter, Judy Case, of Brookhaven; hergrandchildren, Dusty Case and wife Trish, Chad P. Nettles and MarkCase; her great-grandchildren, Lexi Nettles, Kellie Case, BrittanyCase, Lindsey Case and Dylan Case; her nieces, Debbie Brown, NoraBrown and Carol Bacot; and her nephew, William Pepper.

Jerry Lee Sauls Jr.

Services for Jerry Lee Sauls Jr., of Jayess, are 10 a.m. Monday,April 2, at Magee’s Creek Baptist Church with burial in Magee’sCreek Cemetery. Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home in Tylertown is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday after 5 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Sauls, 40, died March 29, 2007, in Elsberry, Mo. He was bornin McComb on June 9, 1966, to Jerry Lee Sauls and Theola DunawaySauls.

He was a machinist.

Survivors are his son, Dakota Jerry Sauls; his four sisters,Lanell King and husband, Eugene, of Brookhaven, Melissa Williamsand husband, Harold, of Summit, Melinda Gautreaux and husband,Durwin, of Greensburg, La., and LaShawn Falks and husband, Junior,of Jayess; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Raymond Edwin ‘Eddie’ Beach

Services for Raymond Edwin “Eddie” Beach, of Brookhaven, are 11a.m. Monday, April 2, at Macedonia Baptist Church with burial inthe church cemetery. Riverwood Family Funeral Service is in chargeof arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Beach, 71, died March 31, 2007, at St. Dominic-JacksonMemorial Hospital.

He was a native of Hazlehurst and a graduate of Copiah-LincolnCommunity College where in 2005 he was inducted into the SportsHall of Fame.

He was a retired brick mason and cattle farmer. He was an activemember of Macedonia Baptist Church where he served with a lovingheart. In addition, he was a long-time member of the MississippiCattlemen’s Association and Brookhaven Exchange Club.

Mr. Beach was an avid sports fan who attended and supported allLincoln County athletics and a member of the Copiah-LincolnCommunity College Foundation “Out to Lunch” Bunch.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Sam and Inez Beach; hisson, Randy Beach; and his brothers, Revis Beach, Morrell Beach, andWallace Beach.

Survivors are his wife, Virgie Britt Beach; his grandchildren,Heath and Kasey Beach, of Wiggins; his daughter-in-law, NellieBeach, also of Wiggins; his brothers, Jimmie Beach, of Vicksburg,and Ralph Beach, of Hazlehurst; his sisters, Cloteal Polk, ofHattiesburg, Bonnie Hoy and Reona Varnado, both of Baton Rouge,La., Marie Hulsey, of Madison, Elaine McCarty, of Albuquerque,N.M., and Nancy Shell, of Brookhaven; and numerous loving niecesand nephews and wonderful friends.