Denise Beasty, 56 of Lynn Haven, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013, at a local hospital. Denise moved to Bay County from Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1984. She attended St. John's Catholic Church. Denise enjoyed collecting butterflies, watching NASCAR and her favorite driver, Denny Hamlin. Denise loved being outdoors in the sunshine and was also an excellent cook. She also enjoyed bowling.
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Denise is preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Patricia Leon. She is survived by her spouse, Claude Mann; her former husband, Michael Beasty III; her children, Eileen Kelly and husband, Wendall, Cecelia Beasty, Sarah Beasty; her stepchildren, Justin Mann and Claudia Taylor and husband, Justin; her brother, Paul Leon ; her sister, Jessica Dupree and husband, David; and two grandchildren, Weston and Walker Kelly.
A funeral mass will take place on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church, with Father Roy Marien officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday, February 4, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be submitted or viewed on line at www.kentforestlawn.com.
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Published in Panama City News Herald on Feb. 3, 2013