Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019, for Mr. Gerald Anthony McLendon Sr., age 84, of Beaumont, at First Baptist Church in Beaumont. Rev. Jason Powell and Rev. Ronnie Maxie will officiate with burial to follow in the Beaumont Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Shane Knight, Mark Tingle, Ross Carnahan, Allan Small, Michael Anthony McLendon, Robert McLendon and Gregory Dearman. Honorary Pallbearers will be Donnie McDonald and Hansel Holder.
Mr. McLendon was preceded in death by his parents, Richard William and Eliza Ann McLendon. He is survived by his wife, Mary Frances McLendon of Beaumont; children, Tony (Deborah) McLendon of Dixie, Richard (Liz) McLendon of Beaumont, Irene (Scott) Dearman of Beaumont; grandchildren, William Anthony (Jill) McLendon, Maryon (Greg) Anderson, Michael Anthony McLendon, Robert (Kayla) McLendon, Philip McLendon, Sarah (Clifton) Hillman, Gregory Dearman; and 5 great-grandchildren.
Mr. McLendon worked for over 30 years as Utilities Manager for the Town of Beaumont and served 30 years in the MS. Army National Guard. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Beaumont.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Beaumont