Christopher King Bethany passed into glory on Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was born on April 15, 1959 in Lexington, MS to Shade and Joyce Bethany. He graduated from Central Holmes in 1979 and went on to get an Asscociates degree in Welding at Holmes Community College.
Chris was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. He never met a stranger and was a great friend to all.
Chris is survived by his loving wife, Eva; sons Brian Bethany (Kristin) and Matt Bethany; step-children Lindsey Austin (Gary) and Josh Carpenter (Kaley); mother Joyce Bethany, brother Shade Bethany, III (Zenda), sister Nancy Bryant (David), brother Mitch Bethany (Lisa), and one aunt, Barbara King.
Chris was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil King; his father, Shade Bethany, Jr.; and his beloved sister, Lisa Bethany.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm with funeral services following, all at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington, MS. A private burial for family and close friends will take place in Yazoo County following the funeral service. Pallbearers will be Allen King, Randy Langford, Bruce Davis, Billy Frey, Bobby Henson and Phil Williamson. Honorary pallbearers will be Grady Ables, Tyrone Johnson, Ed Thurmond, Arnie Shirley, Michael Lawshe, Matt Riley and Gene Rogers. Bro. Jack Wooten and Allen King will officiate.