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Irma ‘Nell’ Beeson

Funeral services for Irma “Nell” Beeson, ofBrookhaven, are 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Riverwood FamilyFuneral Service Chapel, with burial in Easthaven Cemetery.

    Visitation is Friday, from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

    Mrs. Beeson, 73, died Aug. 17, 2011, at her residence. She was bornin Mississippi on Feb. 9, 1938, to Ferdinand and Eunice Graves ColeDelaughter.

    She was a pageant director for more than 30 years and loved tojudge pageants. She also worked at It’s Fashions for many years.She was a member of Central Baptist Church.

    Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Bobby Beeson;her daughter, Beverly Beeson Dykes; and her sisters, Mary AliceBardwell, Sara Elizabeth Bardwell and Bessie Ray Rollins; and herbrothers Leroy and Bill Delaughter.

    Survivors are her sons, Bobby G. Beeson and wife, Lisa, and EricBeeson and wife, Tammy; her daughter, Priscilla Wheat and husband,Jeremy; her sisters, Annie Bell “Pat” Carter and Christine Smith;her five grandchildren, Afton Beeson Linton, Brandon Beeson andfiancée, Kayle Paquin, Taylor Beeson, Hunter Wheat and GrasynWheat; her five great-grandchildren, Shaylee Hedgepeth, MaddoxLinton, Bradyn Linton, Drake Smith and Camdyn Beeson; and herspecial friend, Jack Smith.

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