MABEN — Bernaceteen Beauchamp Edwards, 72, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at her home near Maben.
She was born April 17, 1939 in Attala County to Ruby Lee Adams and Walter Mitchell Beauchamp. Mrs. Edwards was a nursing home aide and a member of Maben Church of God. Bernaceteen Beauchamp Edwards married Bobby Henry Edwards on Feb. 6, 1955, in West Point.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel.
Rev. Sam Edwards will officiating.
Burial will follow in Pheba Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Calvert Funeral Home.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Bobby H. Edwards Sr. of Maben; her four daughters, Barbara Edwards of Eupora, Mary Lucas (Jimmy) of Maben, Carolyn Pennington (Robert) of Houston and Cindy Alsobrooks (Jason) of West Point; her three sons, Richard Lynn Edwards (Betty) of Eupora, Bobby H. Edwards Jr. (Mae) of Vernon, Ala., and David W. Edwards (April) of West Point; 23 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and her brother, Michell Lavone Beauchamp (Rose) of Kosciusko.
Those preceding her in death were three brothers, Charles Beauchamp, Raymond Beauchamp and Kenneth Beauchamp; and two sisters, Mildred Jenkins and Bettyemerle Rush.
Pallbearers will be newphews Danny Ray Beauchamp, Dennis Rush Beauchamp, Jerorme Beauchamp, Johnny Beauchamp, Rush Beauchamp, Heath Beauchamp, Brian Beauchamp, Adam Beauchamp and Harvey Lawrence.
Honorary Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.
Friends may leave online condolences at www.calvertfuneralhome.com .