Richard O’Neal Harveston

Published 5:00 am Monday, August 10, 2009

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

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.

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

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Preceding him in death were his parents, John S. Harveston andMyrtis Furr Harveston; his infant daughter, Angela Olene Harveston;his brothers, Charles Harveston and John Sexton Harveston; hissisters, Lois Fairchild, Edna Furlow, Dorothy Scoggins and MargieNevels; and a son-in-law, Ricky Bennett.

Survivors are his wife, Irene Harveston; his sons, Steve Case,Ricky Harveston and wife, Ilene, Danny Harveston and wife, Patsy,Roger Harveston and Luke Harveston; his daughters, Brenda GayBennett and Tina Russell and husband, Tim Russell; his sisters,Betty Montgomery and Joann Haynes and husband, C.A.; his ninegrandchildren, Daniel O’Neal Harveston, Brady Russell, PatrickRussell, Rachel Peterman, Aaron Bennett, Brandy Robbins, CrystalHarveston, Ashley Harveston and Clint Case; his eightgreat-grandchildren.

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