John Nolan Beech, 71, of Hobson died Aug. 5, 2009 at his residence at Upper Hobson Road, County Road 12.
He was born Dec. 23, 1937. He was a native of Jordan. He was a member of Pine Level Baptist Church in Hobson. He was a stock prep operator on J-One Paper Machine for 32 years for Boise Cascade, LLC in Jackson.
Survivors include his wife, Paulette Beall Beech, Hobson; one son, John R. Beech, Chatom; one daughter, Jennifer Beech, Chattanooga, TN; one brother, Ronald W. Beech, Zanesville, OH; two grandchildren.
The service was Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Bobby Smith and Tim Martin officiating. Burial was in the Hobson Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Billy Cressionie, James Henry, Clyde Cotton, Earl Martin, Terry Horton and Joe Baxter.
Honorary pallbearers were Chester Andrews, Charles Reed, David Howell and Heath Cotton.