John Russell Beasley

Born in Fernvale, TN on October 17, 1923

Departed on June 18, 2012 and resided in Franklin, TN

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BEASLEY, John Russell – Age 88 of Franklin, TN passed away on June 18, 2012. He is preceded in death by parents, John and Charlotte Beasley; first wife, Maxine Mangrum Beasley; 2 sisters; 2 brothers, and 1 grandson. He is survived by wife, Betty Beasley; daughter, Loretta Jim Bolton; sons, Wayne Doris Beasley, Ray Beasley, and Mark Pam Beasley; step-son, Don Midia Hughes; step-daughter, Deborah Walter Fields; sister, Augusta Gunter; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He served in World War II as a medic in the Army, and landed on Normandy Beach. A Life Celebration service will be held on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 10 am at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home with Tom Covington and Ronnie Sullivan officiating. Interment will follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens where grandsons and a nephew will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will begin on Thursday, June 21, 2012 from 2-8 pm and will continue on Friday from 9 am until service hour at HARPETH HILLS FUNERAL HOME 9090 Hwy. 100 Nashville, TN 615 646-9292 www. afamilylegacy.com

3 Comments to John Russell Beasley

  1. Helen Jones
    June 19, 2012 12:00 am

    My thoughts and prayers are going out to Ray and the family.

  2. david and kathy mcgahey
    June 19, 2012 12:00 am

    to the family of brother john our prayers and thoughts are with you and your families. to sis betty our love goes with you through this time. to mark and pam and your family our thoughts and prayers are with you. to wayne and doris and your family thank you so much for letting us share your dad with us at fernvale church of christ.to the rest of the family our thoughts and prayers are with you and we love brother john and will miss seeing up on his pew singing the songs

  3. Cheryl Yates
    June 21, 2012 12:00 am

    Mark & Pam,
    I am truly sorry for the loss of you father. May the love of family and friends comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.
    Cheryl Yates