SUMNER — John Clayton Beeler, 77, a retired farm manager and ag pilot, died Sunday, Dec. 27, at Delta Medical Center in Memphis.
Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.
Mr. Beeler loved to hunt, fish and loved the outdoors.
Survivors include two sons, Billy (Julie) Beeler of Ocean Springs and George (Mandy) Beeler of Drew; a sister, Norma Nielson of Oxford; a brother, James Beeler of Corpus Christi, Texas; and 5 grandchildren, Rebecca Beeler, Raegan Beeler, Blake Beeler, Zachery Beeler and Alex Beeler.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Susan Tueth Beeler; his parents, Claud Springer Beeler and Sue Clayton Beeler; and brother, Claud Springer Beeler, Jr.
The family requests memorials be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.