OBITUARIES

Calvin Leon Beverage
December 12, 1938 - November 11, 2017

Mr. Calvin Leon Beverage age 78 of Gautier, MS went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Born Dec. 12, 1938 in Binger, OK, to the late Elburn Ezra and Florence Gabehart Beverage, he was a longtime resident of Jackson County. He worked as a pipefitter at Ingalls Shipbuilding for over 30 years. Mr. Beverage was a member of First United Methodist Church of Gautier and had served in the US Navy Reserves. He loved his family and will deeply missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Bobby Dean Beverage.

Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 55 years Joyce Madine Beverage of Gautier, MS; two daughters Cody Husley ( Robert), Monica Beverage; two brothers Jerry Beverage, Ronnie Beverage; two sisters Linda B. Leach, Vickie Sue Lightfoot; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; his longtime friend Virgil Wilkerson and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, 1:00pm, from United Methodist Church of Gautier with Reverend Austin Hoyle officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Thursday.

Interment will be at Griffin Cemetery in Moss Point, MS. Those unable to attend may register at www.obryantokeefe.com. Arrangements are under the direction of O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home of Gautier.