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Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services announces that Marcella Leonard Beasley, age 94 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, July 25, 2019. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 3:00 at the Bridge Church in Cleveland. A visitation will be held on the same day, from 2:30 pm - 3 pm, also at The Bridge Church, located at 607 Hulsey Road, Cleveland, Georgia 30528. The service will be officiated by Rev. Patrick Ballington, Rev. Cheryl Kennedy, and Rev. Jeff Groves. The family will have a private interment at Arlington Cemetery in Sandy Springs.
Marcella was born on May 8, 1925 in Iowa to the late Oscar Leonard and the late Hazel Murphy. Mrs. Beasley was an active member of The Bridge Church where she served for years as an amazing Bible Teacher.
In addition to her parents, Marcella is preceded in death by her loving husband of 34 years, Marvin Beasley. Before marrying Marvin, she was widowed by her first husband of 39 years, Fred Carson. Sisters, Gladys Morgan and Greta Soso; Brothers, Oscar Leonard Jr, Harold Leonard, and Charles Leonard; Step Children, Woody Pearce and Patsy Pearce; Step Grandson Aaron Wilkins; Great Grandson Hunter Keel.
She is survived by daughters, Pam (Dean) Burnette of Dunwoody GA, Debbie (Kevin) Gatlin of Moran WY, and Peggy (John II) Wilson of Youngsville NC; Sister Joyce Goodale of Kent, WA; 11 Grandchildren, 29 Great Grandchildren, and 4 Great Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations in memory of Marcella be made to the youth ministry at The Bridge. Donations can be made payable to The Bridge Church - please note that the donation is in memory of Marcella Beasley.