Rev. Jimmie Francis Beebe


    Rev. Jimmie Francis Beebe of Bourbon, Missouri was born June 26, 1933 in Sardis, Oklahoma to Judge Lee and Bertha Lucinda (Smith) Beebe and passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the age of 86 years.


    He married Doretta Ellen Bacon on September 27, 1951.
    Rev. Beebe began his ministry of God’s Word in 1966 and continued until his health became too much. He ministered all over Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri, holding revivals, children’s crusades, and pastoring churches.
    Rev. Beebe enjoyed singing, spreading God’s Word, reading his Bible, baseball, woodworking, fishing, coaching little league and working at the Assembly of God youth camp.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Judge Lee and Bertha Beebe; grandparents; two brothers, Billy and David Beebe; and one granddaughter, Brandy Beebe.
    He is survived by his wife, Doretta Beebe of Bourbon, Missouri; three children, Brenda Kay (Larry E.) Garrison of Bourbon, Missouri, Larry Paul (Barbara) Beebe of Poplar Bluff, Missouri and Randy Dale (Melody) Beebe of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; six grandchildren, Kristi (Jeff) Scott of St. Clair, Missouri, Misty (Jordan) Frith of Texas, Melissa (Reuben) Popp of St. Clair, Missouri, Brian (Brianna) Beebe of Chicago, Illinois, James (Carrie Ann) Beebe of Tucson, Arizona and Lacy (Kyler) Sowell of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; five great grandchildren, Victoria Beebe, Kathryn Poarch, Paige Scott, Corvin Popp and Hagen Popp; one great great grandchild, Gabriel Beebe; two brothers, Charles (Jane) Beebe of Abilene, Texas and Lishel (Patsy) Beebe of San Angelo, Texas; one sister, Barbara (Bobby) Harvey of Vernon, Texas; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Lasting Hope Assembly of God in Bourbon, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at noon on Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Lasting Hope Assembly of God in Bourbon, Missouri with Bishop D. Kent Miller officiating.
    Interment followed in the Bourbon Cemetery.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri.