HOUSTON – William Ray Bevill, 76, died Saturday, April 13, 2013, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1936, in Calhoun County to Lonnie and Jeannie Mae Bevill. He was retired from MPI. He was a member of Faith Bible Church in Houston.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Southern Funeral Chapel in Houston with Bro. Johnny Cherry officiating. Burial will be in Ellzey Cemetery at Vardaman.
Survivors include a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Bevill, who died in 1996; his parents; and his siblings, L.D. Bevill, Archie Bevill, Cleveland Bevill, Carl Bevill, Willie Aville Bevill, Weider Abbott, Edna Crabtree, Pauline Conner, Gaither Scarbrough, Odean Golden and an infant brother.
Pallbearers will be Charles Voyles, Dewayne Weaver, James Crump, Frank Pemper, Larry Dunn and Jake Sparks.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to www.southernfuneralchapel.com.