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|M. Lee Bean|
Services for M. Lee Bean, 71, of Vidalia, who died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at Promise Specialty Hospital, in Ferriday, were held today, Wednesday, March 12, 2008, 11 a.m. at Vidalia Methodist Church with the Rev. Barry Dennis officiating.
Burial followed at Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Mr. Bean was born October 21, 1936, in Antioch, OK, the son of William Lee Bean and Josie Beatrice White Bean. He was a longtime resident of Concordia Parish having moved to Concordia Parish in 1975 with Crow Farms, Inc., a division of the Trammell Crow Company. With a background in farm and ranch management, as well as, land clearing and drainage development, he became the general manager of Angelina Plantation in the fall of 1975. Under his direction, Angelina cleared over 22, 000 acres of timberland in 1976 and cleared the remaining 7,500 acres to be developed in 1977. Until his death, he continued as general manager to develop Angelina through land leveling techniques he developed to better utilize the farm for agricultural purposes. Residents of Concordia Parish have benefited and will continue to benefit from Mr. Bean's deep understanding of drainage issues effecting Concordia Parish and his willingness to work for the benefit of all.
Mr. Bean was a recognized leader and innovator in the agricultural community and was serving as the President of the Adams County Farm Bureau, a position he held since 1994.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Marion Lee "Bub" Bean Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Saxton Bean; three daughters, Amy Elizabeth Cooke and husband, Calvin, of Monterey, Whitney Harrison and husband, Jerry, of Woodville, MS, and Danny Hickman of Vidalia; one son, Thomas Scott and wife, Vicky, of Yazoo City, MS; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Margaret Reid and husband, Joe, of Kingston, OK, and Kay Buchanan of Ardmore, OK; and one brother, Clay Bean of Atlanta, GA.
Pallbearers were Cory Howser, Andrew Buchanan, David Lee Martin Jr., Ricky Davenport, Todd Ferrara and Drew Harrison.
Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Ferrara, Burl Milam, Calvin Cooke, Jerry Harrison and Joe Reid.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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