JoAnne Moore Beverly, 80, of Hattiesburg, died February 19, 2013 at Wesley Medical Center following a brief illness. Services will be at 11:30 a.m., Friday, February 22, 2013 at Moore Funeral Chapel in Hattiesburg followed by burial in Highland Cemetery.
Widowed at a young age with four small children, JoAnne devoted herself to providing a warm and loving home for her family. Through the years, her courage in the face of adversity, coupled with an outgoing spirit and irrepressible sense of fun, touched many lives. Her home was always open to all, especially the friends of her children. She was a life-long resident of Hattiesburg.
Mrs. Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, Glynn L. Beverly, Sr.; her parents, Lyda Williams Moore and Stevens E. Moore, Sr.; and brothers, Tom Moore and S.E. Moore, Jr.
She is survived by her children, Glynn Beverly, II (Annette) of Greer, SC, Gina Beverly Seawell and Ginger Beverly Graves (Adam) both of Hattiesburg and Stephany Moore Beverly (fiancé, Glenn Riley) of Laurel; and grandchildren, Bill Seawell and Corbin Seawell, both of Hattiesburg, Connor Beverly, Kara Beverly and Claire Beverly, all of Greer, SC.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg.