MARY RUTH JOHNS BEAVERS, 81,



Hayden, died May 29, 2014, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. She enjoyed cooking and reading and was a member of Austin Creek Baptist Church. Predeceasing her were parents Jessie and Mary Haynes Johns, husband Shorty Beavers, five brothers, and two sisters.

Surviving are sons Ray (Laura) Beavers, Ronnie (Janet) Beavers; daughters Susan Stephens, Sara (Michael) Earl; grandchildren Tammy (Steve) Latta, Jeff (Ashley) Beavers, David Beavers, Brock Beavers, Brynn Beavers, Karlee (C.J.) Calesa, Canaan Beavers, Carrie Beavers, Asia Stephens, India Stephens, Brooklyn (John) Powell, Zack Earl; great-grandchildren Tucker Beavers, Luke Beavers, Ty Hays, Ivyanna Hays, Isabella Hays; sister Bonnie Wood.

Curtis Atkinson, Ennis Stone, and Euel McHan officiated the 2 p.m. service held June 1 at Austin Creek Baptist Church. Burial was at the adjoining cemetery with Jeff Beavers, David Beavers, Brock Beavers, Canaan Beavers, Chuck Davis, and Zack Earl serving as pallbearers. Lemley Funeral Home directed.