|Birth: ||Mar. 27, 1926|
|Death: ||Aug. 28, 2012|
Joe B. Beckum, 86, of Senatobia, Miss., passed away August 28, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital - DeSoto in Southaven.
Mr. Beckum was a member of First Baptist Church in Senatobia and the Harvesters Sunday School Class.
An avid fisherman and reader, he was a world traveler, a "die-hard" Memphis State fan and loved the friendship of the McDonald's coffee group.
He was a World War II veteran of the United States Marine Corps - Weapons Company 7th Marines.
Mr. Beckum is survived by his wife of 65 years, Hattie Crow Beckum of Senatobia, MS; one daughter, Dolores Beckum Wooten (Thomas Paul) of Senatobia; one son, Jon Charles Beckum of Oklahoma; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, September 1, 2012, at 11 a.m., at Ray-Nowell Funeral Home Chapel in Senatobia, MS. Burial followed in Senatobia Memorial Cemetery with military honors.
Memorial contributions may be sent to First Baptist Church, 317 Ward Street, Senatobia, MS 38668 or Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 7015, 5975 Hwy 51 South, Senatobia, MS 38668.
Ray-Nowell Funeral Home - Senatobia Chapel had charge of the arrangements.
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Senatobia Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Linda Wayman
Record added: Sep 14, 2012
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