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Genola Beeson Davis – Barlow

Ms. Genola Beeson Davis – Barlow, 89, of Monticello formally of Hazlehurst, MS died Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Lawrence County Nursing Center where she had been a resident for 5 years.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello with graveside services following in Monticello Municipal Cemetery.  Bro. Terry Wallace and Bro. Matt Temple will officiate the services, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers areChuck Stokes, Dug Davis, Tyler Jones, Will Alsworth, Jackie Davis and Russ Berry.

Born November 22, 1928 in Monticello to TC and Amanda Lou Russell Beeson, Genola was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church where she served as pianist and worked as Librarian in the Copiah County Library. She was a lady of many talents, she loved music, painting, sewing, cooking, and loved to travel.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Burnell Beeson, two husbands, Troy Davis and Herbert Barlow; and two sons, Troy Davis, Jr., and Eric Davis.

She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Davis Alsworth Jones (Mike) of Mendenhall, MS; three sisters: Margaret Stokes, Delma Wallace both of Monticello and Diann Berry of New Hebron; two grandsons: Will Alsworth of Strasburg, VA and Troy Davis of Vicksburg, two granddaughters, and one great granddaughter, Breana Alsworth, and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to The Baptist Children’s Village P.O. Box 27 Clinton, MS 39060.

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