James Lewis “Jim” Beers, age 75 of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away April 9, 2019.
A 1961 graduate of Franklin High School, he received his Associate Degree from Columbia State Community College. Jim worked for CPS Industries from the beginning of the company in 1963 until the closing of the plant in 2006. He worked for Maury County School System as a bus driver. He then was an assistant for the special needs transportation.
Mr. Beers was preceded in death by parents, Ray and Mary Anderson Beers; sister, Mary Julia Johnson and her husband, Garland Johnson. Survived by his wife, Denise Nutt-Beers of Columbia, Tennessee; sons, Jackson Nutt-Beers of Columbia, Tennessee and Daniel Nutt-Beers of Nashville, Tennessee; daughter, Maylen Nutt-Beers of Nashville, Tennessee; brother, Harry (Diana) Beers of Smithville, Tennessee; mother in law, Lynda Nutt of Columbia, Tennessee and other loving family members and friends.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Jennifer Crane-Crenshaw officiating. Memorials may be made to the Pat Summitt Foundation or contribution to any University of Tennessee sports program. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday prior to the service at WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615 794-2289. williamsonmemorial.com