Funeral services for Artis R. Beavers will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2007 in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Tioga. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Forest Lawn Funeral Home.
Mr. Beavers, 78, of Pineville, passed away in his residence on Sunday, May 6, 2007.
He was a parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Tioga.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was worked at Central State Hospital and later retired from the State Office Building in Alexandria.
Survivors include his wife Gert DuBroc Beavers; two daughters, Philomena Beavers Bordelon and husband Johnny and Janice Beavers; step-children, James Matessino, John Matessino, and Juanita Heriot; brother, Larry “Buddy” Beavers; two sisters, Bernice Cole and Vetta Paul; twelve grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Friends may call from 5 until 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
A Rosary Service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
A Gathering of friends and family will be held at Allen Hall, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Tioga, following committal services.
Messages of sympathy can be made to the Beavers family by visiting www.forestlawn-pineville.com.