July 13, 1956 - April 14, 2022
BEAMON, Pastor James Paul - Age 65, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2022, at McLaren-Flint. Family hour 1:30 PM Saturday, April 23, 2022, from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 2:00 PM. Interment 9:30 AM Monday, April 25, 2022, at Great Lakes National Cemetery, G-4200 Belford Rd., Holly, MI. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home 1:30 PM Saturday. Pastor Beamon will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home and may be viewed from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Friday. Pastor James Paul Beamon was born July 13, 1956 in Cleveland, Mississippi, the son of Rev. & Mrs. Eldridge Earl Sr. and Josephine Beamon. James received Christ at an early age, he was baptized at the New Saint Phillip Missionary Baptist Church in Cleveland, MS, where the late J.D. Story was pastor. He was Honorably Discharged from the United States Marine Corps upon obtaining the rank of Sergeant in January 1977. After James’ discharge, Pastor & Sis. Beamon moved to Flint, Michigan where James was employed at Flint Truck & Bus, a division of General Motors Corporation for 18 1/2 years. Pastor Beamon preached his first sermon on Thanksgiving Day of 1982 at the Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, where the late Rev. Robert L. Blanks Sr. was pastor. James attended Detroit College of Business from 1979-1982, where he received an Associate Degree in Business Management, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Accounting. Pastor Beamon was Founder and Pastor of Morning Glory Missionary Baptist Church which began June of 1993. He pastored for 28 years. Pastor Beamon loved people. He never met any strangers, just God’s folks. Pastor Beamon loved God’s house as well as God’s people. He also loved his wife and family. Pastor Beamon enjoyed working on cars, watching westerns on TV and spending time with grandchildren. He also loved his dogs which he called “his buddies in the backyard” as well. Pastor James Paul Beamon leaves to cherish his memory: loving wife of 44 years, Edna Mae Beamon; children, Aderal (Stephanie) Beamon, Yolunda Campbell, Kendra (Antoine) Harris-Singleton and Rosie Beamon; grandchildren, Joshua Campbell, Brianna Campbell, Jakari Irvin, Gabrielle Harris-Singleton, Lundyn Beamon, Adrienne Harris-Singleton, Antoine Harris-Singleton Jr., Kevon Williams, Kiara Williams, Stefon Williams, De’Sean Berry, Lauren Williams-Berry; great-grandchildren, Jaceon Ayers-Williams, Kamoria Ayers-Williams, and Amariona Ayers-Williams; sisters, Ethel Carlize, Barbara (David) Fizer, and Ollie Perry; brother, Eldridge Earl (Lynda) Beamon Jr.; sisters-in-law, Mamie Beamon, Rachel (L.C.) Northington, Teresa (Alvin) Daniels and Thelma Gibson; brothers-in-law, Junior (Lula) Pates, Charles (Christella) Pates, Nathaniel (Ruby) Pates, Leo Pates, Willie James (Daisy) Pates, Ezell (Nona) Pates and Roy (Kathy) Pates; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including special friends, William Maxwell and Shelton Davidson. Pastor Beamon was preceded in death by his daughter, Josephine Beamon; parents, Rev. & Mrs. Eldridge Earl Sr. and Josephine Beamon; sisters, Doris Faye Beamon-Banks, and Doris Rose Beamon; brothers, Billy Beamon, Larry Beamon, Charley Beamon, Joe Beamon and Mickey Beamon; aunts, Teresa Redmond, Orre Mize and Willie Eva Johnson.
BEAMON, Pastor James Paul - Age 65, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2022, at McLaren-Flint. Family hour 1:30 PM Saturday, April 23, 2022, from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing... View Obituary & Service Information
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