James Edward Beaube
December 12, 1921 - February 26, 2015
James Edward Beaube, 93, passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Veterans Administration Home in Oxford, MS. He was born December 12, 1921 in Claiborne County and was a lifelong resident. He was a veteran of World War II, having served his country in North Africa, Italy, France, Germany, and Austria with the 155th Field Artillery 5th Army. He was present at the liberation of the Dachau Nazi concentration camp. He returned to Claiborne County after the war and worked for and retired from the American Paper Tube Co. At the same time, he worked as a substitute rural mail carrier for the US Postal Service. All of this he accomplished while maintaining a farm and caring for his family. He was known for his vegetables, especially his tomatoes which he shared generously with family and friends. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and sang in the choir.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Ruby Nell Anderson Beaube. He is survived by his two daughters, Judy Brown of Glen Allan, MS and Deborah Quinn of Annandale, VA; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and one sister, Annie Laurie Greer.
Services will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. Tony McDonald officiating. Burial will follow at Wintergreen Cemetery in Port Gibson. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Monday, March 2, 2015 at the Funeral Home and from 10:00 am on Tuesday until the hour of the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800.