Mary Alice Ashley Beasley Nunnery
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Mary Alice Ashley Beasley Nunnery, 86, of Ruleville died on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Ruleville.

Visitation was Monday, October 22, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. at Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.

Funeral service was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at Bethany Baptist Church in Merigold. Interment followed at 3 p.m. in the Poplar Springs Cemetery in Crystal Springs.

She was born on June 20, 1926, to Carl and Rosamond (Slay) Ashley in Simpson County. She graduated from the Simpson County School System. In 1945 she married Thomas Avery Beasley and later married Lloyd Nunnery.

She was a former cafeteria cook for the Boyet Jr. High School in Slidell, La.

She had several hobbies including baking and decorating wedding cakes, reading, sewing and was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

She was a member of several churches over her years of service to the Lord having been a member of Beacon Street Baptist Church, Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Slidell, LA, and West Drew Baptist Church.

She was a loving sister, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Thomas Avery Beasley and Lloyd Nunnery; daughter Barbara Broussard; sisters Christine Becker and Elizabeth "Libby" Allen; and a brother Wallace Ashley.

She is survived by daughters, Janis B. McNally of Ruleville, Sandra B. Alligood of Monroe, La., and Suzzanne Nunnery of Slidell, La.; sister, Dorothy A. DiMaggio of Bush, La.; 13 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Terry McNally, Tim Alligood, Kevin Broussard, Ashley Broussard, John Calecas and Stephen Myers.

Honorary pallbearer was Johnny Alligood.

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