Janis L. Bearman

January 29, 1936February 20, 2018
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Celebration of life services for Janis Bearman, 82, are set for 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Terry Smith and Robert Shapley officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Saturday 11am until service time.

She was a member of Foote Street Church of Christ, worked at Magnolia Regional Health Center from 1978 until her retirement in 1990. She loved her grandchildren, playing games, crossword puzzles,reading and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.

She was preceded in by her husband, Leroy Charles “Pete” Bearman; parents, Lee and Dolly Avey; sisters, Charlotte Hardesty and Harriet Rouse.

She is survived by her sons, Chuck (Mary Ann) Bearman, Denny Bearman; daughter, Joan (Tim) Hardwick; sisters, Bethel Andrew and Betty Jones; Grandchildren, Andy (Britney) Bearman, Sara Beth (Mario) McGaha, Jimmy Bearman, LaSha Bearman, Amanda Bumpas, Zack Hardwick, Carter Bearman, Caleb Bearman; Great-grandchildren, Luke Bumpas, Ty McGaha, Taylor Bearman, Tobey Bearman, Harper Bearman; Special friends, Nancy Puckett, Melissa Little and Jenna Page.

Pallbearers will be Andy Bearman, Jimmy Bearman, Zack Hardwick, Carter Bearman, Caleb Bearman and Mario McGaha.

Memorials may be made to: Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi, 800 Avery Blvd. #100 Ridgeland, MS. 39157.

Arrangements are with Memorial Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at


  • Family and Friends Gathering Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, February 24, 2018

Janis L. Bearman

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March 5, 2018

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Kris and John Fordham

February 24, 2018

We pray that God will comfort you now and in the weeks and months ahead. Our love to all of you.

Kris and John Fordham

February 24, 2018

We pray that God will comfort you now and in the weeks and months ahead. Our love to all of you.

Sheri Jones-Barnhart

February 23, 2018

Chuck, Joan, Denny & families,
You're all in our thoughts &
prayers during this difficult time!!
Take care & God bless!!
Our love to you all always!!
Aunt Betty & Sheri

February 22, 2018

Chuck, we are praying for you and your family. May God wrap you all in his arms and provide you comfort during this time.

Love, your MDA Disaster Recovery family

Diana Sanders

February 22, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Wanted you all to know I care.

February 22, 2018

May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this very sad time
Psalms 29:11

From the Staff of Memorial Funeral Home

February 22, 2018

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.