Sept. 20, 2021
James “Jimmy” William Beasley Jr., 78, of Gray, passed away Monday, Sept. 20. Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m., Friday, Sept. 24, at Plentitude Baptist Church. The Reverend Tommy Freeman officiated. The family greeted friends Thursday, Sept.23, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel. Burial was at Plentitude Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Plentitude Baptist Church Building Fund, 145 Plentitude Church Road, Gray, GA 31032.
Son of the late James William Beasley Sr. and Myra Edwards Beasley, Jimmy was a devoted Christian man, loving husband, father, and Papa. He was a deacon at Plentitude Baptist Church. Jimmy was a veteran of the United States Navy. He retired from Brown and Williamson after 26 years of service and was an electrician with IBEW Local 1416. Jimmy was preceded in death by brothers, Thomas Michael Beasley and Julian Eugene Beasley.
Jimmy is survived by his wife of 57 years, Trudy Starr Beasley of Gray; children, Debbie Meyer of Jones County and Dianne (Brian) Josey of Gray; grandchildren, Blair (Jeremy) Zwaga, Merl (Emmylou) Sapp, Josh (Harley) Josey; great-grandchildren, Braxton Sapp, Madden Sapp, Emberly Abarca, and Rachel Josey; sister, Ann Wilson; sister-in-law, Margie Zebell; and several nieces and nephews.
Please visit www. hartsmort.com to express condolences.
Hart’s Jones County Chapel, Hart’s Mortuary and Cremation Center, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, GA 31032, had charge of the arrangements.