Paul Beasley, 77, of Gulfport, Miss., formerly of Manila, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center in Biloxi, Miss. A resident of Gulfport since 1984, he was retired from the Air Force and of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Brown Beasley, of the home; two daughters, Deanna Lowery of Jonesboro and Paula Beasley of Paragould; two stepdaughters, Shelia Price of Manila and Gayla Dobbins of Tennessee; and a granddaughter.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday) at the Manila Cemetery with Rev. Waymon Holt officiating. Burial is under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila.