Michael Wayne "Mike" Beddingfield 58 of Meridian passed away Saturday April 4, 2009 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 6, 2009 in Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Joe Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery in Rose Hill, MS. Mike retired from the Meridian Fire Department after 22 years of service. He was a lifetime resident of Lauderdale County and a member of Faith Baptist Church, Lauderdale Hunting Club, Kempdale Fishing Club and spending time with his family on the beach.
Survivors include his wife Carol Powell Beddingfield of Meridian, his son and daughter in law Chris and Brande Beddingfield, granddaughters Raine and Raley Beddingfield all of Brandon, MS. Sister Thelma Robets of Meridian, brother J.E. "Slick" Beddingfield of Kosciusko, MS, mother in law Earline Flemming of Meridian, MS., sister in law Gail Gasparetto and her husband John of Brandon, MS., special pet dog Casey and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents Bryan David, Sr. and Nola Beddingfield, brothers Bryan David, Jr. "B.D." Beddingfield, W. M. "Monk" Beddingfield, Charlie B. Beddingfield and Tommy Beddingfield.
Meridian Fire Department will serve as honor guard and pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Troy Tolbird, Gene Tolbird, John McAlister, Larry Ulmer, Bobby Beddingfield, and Cody Woodrick.