Mark Anthony Beers, age 63, of Clarksville, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his family and friends. Mark was born, November 12, 1957, in Freeport, Texas to Winfred “Wimpy” and Dorothy Gene Smith Beers. His parents; an infant son, Garrett Anthony and step-mother, Odessa Beers, preceded him in death. He retired from Luminant in Mt. Pleasant. He was a faithful member of the Lone Star Congregational Methodist Church and loved his church family. Mark was a 1976 graduate of Brazosport High School. One of his proudest moments was his induction into the Brazosport High School Baseball Hall of Fame, with the help of his teammates, in April of this year. He played baseball at Sam Houston State University. Sports was a big part of his life growing up and he carried over the love of the game into his adult life. He shared a special bond with his classmates and he has maintained a very close relationship with his buddies for 50+ years. Mark loved the outdoors and was happiest when he was hunting or fishing especially, with his Pastor and friend, Don. Mark was married to the love of his life, Karen Pryor for 38 years and they raised two loving, beautiful daughters, Ashley and Lauren. He loved his grandchildren and was proud to be their “Pop”.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Beers of Clarksville; 2 daughters, Ashley Johnson and husband, Casey of Blossom and Lauren Armbrust and husband, Dean of Flower Mound; grandchildren, Jaylie Johnson, Anabell Hoskins, Asher Johnson, Liam Armbrust and Paxton Mark Armbrust (due August 16, 2021), brothers, Danny Beers and wife Susan of McKinney and Jerry Beers and wife Pam of Forney.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 17, 2021, in Lindeman Chapel of Clarksville Funeral Home with Rev. Don Shovan and Rev. Dink Benton officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Star Cemetery under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends one hour before service time at Clarksville Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Neil Woodward, Mark Erskine, Ed Gonzales, Thomas Penney, Leslie Massoletti, Johnny Brooks, Jeff Cravey, Johnny Roberts, Danny Lee McIntire, Glen Coleman, and Dave Clifton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Lone Star Cemetery, C/O of Mikeal Early at 1045 CR. 1330, Clarksville, TX. 75426 or Lone Star Church, C/O of Marline Thomas at 4146 CR. 1245, Clarksville, TX. 75426.
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