Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home

3780 Highway 80 East, Pearl, MS


Chester Beene

August 26, 1932May 24, 2020

Chester Ronald Beene, 87, of Pearl, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020. Chester was born on August 26, 1932 in Sherwood, Tennessee, the youngest child of Mose and Thelma Beene. He moved to Mississippi in 1955, where he met Charlean, and they were married in 1957. They moved to Pearl in 1958. Chester was a 32nd Degree Mason at Capital Lodge #600 and Scottish Rites.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Mose and Thelma Beene; two brothers, Fred and John Beene; and one sister, JoAnn Gass.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Charlean Sullivan Beene; son, Allen Beene and wife Dawn of Gulf Breeze, FL; daughter, Melanie Atkinson and husband Thomas of Clinton, MS; one granddaughter, Brandy Lambert and husband Seth and two great granddaughters, Emma and Beverly, of Gulf Breeze, FL.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Floral Hills Cemetery in Pearl.


  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020


Chester Beene

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Todd Sims

May 27, 2020

Mr Beene was a neighbor and family friend for over 50 years- he constantly give us little gadgets and wonderful gifts and always had a good since of humor. My heart goes out to Melanie , Allen and Mrs Charlene.

Charlean Beene

May 27, 2020

Ronald, we had a long happy journey. There were many hills to climb during our life together, but we were climbing together. There were many valleys Too!!!
Thank you for being a good father to our children.
Thank you for being so good to Daddy in our early years together;
his passing was a sad time for us all, but I will always admire and love you special care for him.
I will miss you so much; I don't know how to begin on my next hill climb. Watch over me until I reach that special hill top. Wait for me there; I don't think your wait will be long.
All my love, Charlean

CoAnn Resslwe

May 26, 2020

To Ms. Charlene, Allen, Dawn, Melanie and Thomas,

We are saddened with you of the loss of Mr. Beene. Such a great neighbor and friend to all of us. He will be missed. We love you and will be praying for all of you. May God give you comfort.
CoAnn, Rick, Jacob and Jillian Ressler