Gene A. Beavers

Gene Autry Beavers, age 72, of Florence, Ala., died Saturday, June 9, 2007.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at Morrison Funeral Home, Central Heights. The funeral will be Monday June 11, 2007, at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Ronnie Smith officiating. Interment will be at Central Heights Community Cemetery.

He was a retired machinist and was a member of Oakdale Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Willie T. Beavers; daughters, Kathy Ezell and Libby Wright, both from Killen, Ala., Nancy Dickerson and Brenda Folden, both from Florence; sons, Ricky, Barry and Ronnie Dickerson, all of Florence; sisters, Linda Beavers and Sherri Spires, both from Lexington, Ala.; one brother, James Beavers, Elgin, Ala.; also 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a special buddy, "Bubba".

Pallbearers will be Mickey Beavers, Gary Beavers, Frank Beavers, Ruel Murks, Doyce Murks, Billy Robertson, Gary Simpson and L. C. Brown.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Hospice of the Shoals and to all our friends for their love and support. Also a special thanks to Nancy.

Morrison Funeral Home, Central Heights, is directing.

Published in Florence Times Daily on June 10, 2007