Marvin Franklin Beasley, age 95 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Wednesday June 26, 2019. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 2:00 at the Bridge Church in Cleveland. A visitation will be held on the same day, from 11 am - 2 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. Interment will follow at Gateway Cemetery.
Marvin was born on April 25, 1924 in Dunn, North Carolina to the late James Beasley and the late Vivian Weeks. He and his loving wife of many years, Marcella Beasley, moved to Cleveland in 2006. Mr. Beasley was an active member of The Bridge Church where he served for years as an Elder, Lay Minister, and also as the head of the Bridge Senior Ministry. He had previously pastored at Open Door in Iowa. Marvin always enjoyed Christmas time, when he would take on the task of transforming himself into one of Santa's very special helpers in Helen.
In addition to his parents, Marvin is preceded in death by daughter, Patsy Pearce; Siblings, Stacy Beasley, Robert Beasley, Victoria Barefoot, Callie Adcox, and Hazel Cook; Grandson, Paul Aaron Wilkins; Great Grandson, Hunter Lane Keel.
He is survived by his wife, Marcella Leonard Beasley; Children, Alice (Pastor Paul) Wilkins of Sneads Ferry NC, Pam (Dean) Burnette of Dunwoody GA, Debbie (Kevin) Gatlin of Moran WY, and Peggy (John II) Wilson of Youngsville NC; 12 Grandchildren; 28 Great Grandchildren; 4 Great - Great Grandchildren; He is also survived by his dear friend and wonderful neighbor JT Trammel.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations in memory of Marvin 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 Marvin Beasley.
Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services are in charge of these arrangements.
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