Miles-Nobles Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Earl Beckworth, age 66, who passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Appling HealthCare System.
He was a former Lineman with Western Union, Gibson Electric and Utilities Construction and also worked for Beckworth Water and Sewer and Beckworth Sawmills. He was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County and a member of Philippi Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Allie Mae Taylor Beckworth; two nieces, Nikki Underwood Graham and Brenda Gail Beckworth Raynor; four brothers, Thomas Beckworth, Langford Beckworth, James Carroll Beckworth and Ralph Beckworth, Jr.
Survivors include four sisters, Carolyn Lynn and husband, Roger, of Hazlehurst, Jean Googe of Rock Hill, SC, Ester Underwood and husband, Shearwin, of Hazlehurst and Merle Brewer and husband, James, of Lumber City; a brother, Richard Beckworth and wife, Lucy, of Baxley; a sister in-law, Gwen Beckworth; several special nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation was held Sunday, December 29, 2013 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Miles-Nobles Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Robert Wigley officiating.
Interment followed in the Omega Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Aaron Beckworth, Dennis Googe, Mickey Floyd, Trevor Floyd, Howard Scott and Hayden Graham.
The family would like to a say a special thank you to the staff of the Pavillion.