After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken.

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.

~Acts 4:31~



Chad Mixon Beadle

February 11, 1975 – May 18, 2018

Chad Mixon Beadle, 43, Osyka, MS., passed away on May 18, 2018 at the SMRMC in McComb, MS.

Visitation will be Monday May 21, 2018 from 4 PM until services at 6:30 PM at Osyka Baptist Church in Osyka, MS. Rev. Gene Richards, Bro. Wendell Rhodus, Bro. Joe Weaver and Bro. Marion Schenk will officiate and burial will be in Osyka Cemetery.

Chad was born in McComb, MS., on February 11, 1975. He is the son of Sherwin A. Beadle Sr., and Betty Joe Mixon Beadle.

Chad was a member and Deacon of Osyka Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and son. He attended South Pike High School and received his GED. He was a minster at heart and was able to minster at a variety of churches, Hebron Baptist of Franklinton, Friendship Baptist of Amite, La., Sunny Hill Baptist of Franklinton and more. He was an avid outdoorsman and anyone who met him, loved him. He will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved him.

Chad is preceded in death by one brother, Sherwin Albert Beadle Jr., and one sister, Kristy Gail Beadle.

He is survived by his parents, his loving wife of twenty four years, Angelia Schenk Beadle, three daughters, Areal J. LeJeune (Wilton), Mariha Joe Beadle (Jason Elie) and Maranda Kay Morgan (Zack); one sister, Kathy Joe Gaines; mother and father in-law, Thelma and Ray Schenk; numerous brother and sister in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Cain Schenk, Andy Ellsworth, James Schenk, Ray Schenk, Dustyn Dickerson and Cody Schenk.

Honorary pallbearers will be, son in-laws and Deacons of Osyka Baptist church.

In Lieu of flowers donation may be made to the Osyka Baptist church building fund.

Margaret Dykes Gill

July 13, 1924 – May 19, 2018

A resident of Amite passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at St. Helena Parish Nursing Home. She was born July 13, 1924 and was 93 years of age. She was a retired Deputy Tax Assessor with Tangipahoa Parish. She is survived by her son, Harrison R. Gill, III and wife, Dee Dee, Amite; grandchildren, Molly and Jason Gill; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Garfield Dykes and Allie Jones Dykes; sisters, Alma Dykes Eichel, Vera Dykes Schwebel, and Adele Dykes Dyer. Visitation at St. Helena Catholic Church Hall on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from 9 AM until 11:30 AM with Funeral Mass at St. Helena Catholic Church at 12 Noon. Interment Sharkey Cemetery, Amite. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit




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