Richard O’Neal Harveston

Published 5:00 am Friday, August 7, 2009

Services for Richard O’Neal Harveston, of Brookhaven, are 11a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapelwith burial in Mission Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wesson.

Visitation is Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Harveston, 76, died Aug. 6, 2009, at Hospice Ministries inRidgeland. He was born on Nov. 16, 1932, to John S. Harveston andMyrtis Furr Harveston.

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He retired from the oil field. He served in the U.S. Army duringthe Korean conflict.

Preceding him in death were his parents, John S. Harveston andMyrtis Furr Harveston; a brother, Charles Harveston; his sisters,Lois Fairchilds, Edna Furlow, Dorothy Scoggins and Margie Nevels;and a son-in-law, Ricky Bennett.

Survivors are his wife, Irene Harveston; his sons, Steve Case,Ricky Case and wife, Ilene, Danny Harveston and wife, Patsy, RogerHarveston and Luke Harveston; his daughters, Brenda Gay Bennett andTina Russell and husband, Tim Russell; his sisters, BettyMontgomery and Joann Haynes; his nine grandchildren, Daniel O’NealHarveston, Brady Russell, Patrick Russell, Rachel Peterman, AaronBennett, Brandy Robbins, Crystal Harveston, Ashley Harveston andClint Case; his eight great-grandchildren.

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