Bro. Joel Eavenson, 67, of Magee, MS passed away on November 23, 2013. He was born on October 2, 1946, to the parents of Verlena Shows and G.W. Eavenson. He is survived by his wife, Johnnie Warren Eavenson; daughter Hope (Stephen) May; brother, Pat (Sylvia) Eavenson of Wesson, MS; one grandchild, Kason May of Magee, MS.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Angie Eavenson Breson and brother, Ronnie Eavenson.
Visitation will be Tuesday, November 26, 2013 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee, MS. Services will be Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 11:00am at Kennedy Springs Baptist Church in Magee with Bro. Charles Ray Burnham, Bro. Roger Lee and Dr. Farris Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Kennedy Springs Cemetery in Magee.
Bro. Joel has served God in the ministry for the past 50 years. He has pastored several local churches, and preached over 4oo funerals before his own death. His greatest joys in life included, Ole Miss Football and spending time with his grandson, Kason. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and pastor. His family is now comforted by the fact that he is with the same Lord and Savior that he has preached about for all these years. Condolences may be made at www.tutorfuneralhome.com.