Naomi Lee Fowler Beavers, 86, of Monticello, went to be with The Lord on November 22, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Martha Palmer Fowler; five sisters, Edna Scritchfield, Elsie Sams, Bethel Ferrell, Ovie Milakovich, and Aileen Satterwhite; three brothers, Chester, Carthal, and Raymond Fowler; one daughter, Patricia Gail Beavers; and one grandson, Jamie Ellington.
Mrs. Beavers is survived by her husband of 67 years, Henry Dewey Beavers whom she married on April 6, 1946; two sons, Rudy Beavers and wife, Lanelle of Floyd, Ark.; Mark Beavers and wife Becky of Loganville, Ga.; two daughters, Sharon Bayliss and husband, Jerry; and Karon Beavers, both of Monticello.
She is also survived by seven grandchildren, J.J. Bayliss, Mandy Huey, Kim Wallis, Mitzi Ellington, Jason Ellington, Darissa Beavers, and Kaiti Beavers; seven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Beavers was a member of Oak Grove Assembly of God Church in Monticello. She loved bird watching and animals of all kinds. Naomi sang beautiful harmony and enjoyed playing the guitar.
She had a great sense of humor; loved The Lord, Jesus Christ; and chronicled her thoughts in a daily journal. Naomi once penned, “When I die, I believe that I’ll be with God in Heaven and all my loved ones who have gone on before me. Praise God. I want to see Jesus most of all.”
Visitation will be at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello on November 24 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be at Oak Grove Assembly of God Church at Oakland and Highway 138 in Monticello on November 25 at 10 a.m. with burial at Portland Cemetery on Highway 160 at Portland.