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Mr. Corbitt R. Beasley, age 86, of Cedar Crossing, died on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at Meadows Park Health and Rehab in Vidalia after an extended illness. Mr. Beasley was a lifelong resident of Cedar Crossing and a 1955 graduate of Toombs Central School. He worked with Georgia Pacific for many years, and was a self-employed logger and farmer. He was President of the Toombs Central Booster Club and Recreation Department, and was wellknown as the “cotton candy man.” He was a member of Cedar Crossing Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Otis Beasley and Jessie Jones Beasley. His family includes his wife of 63 years, Annette C. Beasley; 2 sons, Doyle Beasley and wife Connie, and Craig Beasley and wife Margie; 1 grandson, Travis Beasley, all of Cedar Crossing; 8 great-grandchildren, Tristan Beasley, Hunter Beasley, Hayden Beasley, Brantley Beasley, Layton Poole, Cadence Oliver, Dalton Kight, and Allyanna Oliver; 3 sisters, Elizabeth Grace and husband Hugh of Cedar Crossing, Velma Curl and husband Gary of Reidsville, and Helen Owens and husband David of St. Louis, MO; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service was held on Saturday, January 29, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., at the Cedar Crossing Baptist Church, with Pastor Reece Mincey officiating. Burial followed in the Cedar Crossing Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Roger Anderson, Billy Bratton, Dave Cheney, Joe Cheney, Greg Foskey, and Carl Simpson.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorial donations may be made to the Cedar Crossing Baptist Church, P.O. Box 157, Uvalda, GA 30473.

Ronald V. Hall


'Memories, of a Lifetime of Love'

Mr. Corbitt Beasley

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