Earnest Milton Beasley, Jr.
Funeral Date: 2/16/2009

Earnest Milton Beasley, Jr., age 79, of La Porte, TX. died Wednesday February 11. Born June 22, 1929 in Jackson, MS. a son of the late Earnest M. Beasley, SR. and Essie Beasley he was a retired publisher for the Laural Leader Call, the Methodist Hospital Systems and member Bayshore Baptist Church. He loved music and playing his guitar. In his early years he played at The Grand Ole Opry with such big name stars as Earnest Tubb. Also, preceding him in death was a daughter Kelly Skurlock. Survivors are his wife Mary Reep Beasley. 1 son Earnest M. Beasley, III. and spouse Liz, Cloud Croft, New Mexico. 1 daughter Terri Totten, St. Louis, MO., 1 brother John Beasley of Florida, 1 sister Lisa Getz of California. 3 grandchildren Devin Skurlock, Kim Lee and Morgan Beasley. Graveside services were 11:00 a.m. Monday February 16, Enon Cemetery at Rye, AR. by Frazerís Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Phillips officiating.