Beverly McCallister Jarrell

Beverly McCallister Jarrell, age 64, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2023.

Born on July 25, 1959, in Demorest, she was the daughter of the late Marvin Lewis McCallister and Leona Shirley Littleton McCallister. Mrs. Jarrell worked at Orbit Industries for many years. She was a well-known baker at Leaf Grocery and the Leaf family was dear to her heart. Beverly took great pride and joy in being a ‘Mama’ and ‘Nanny’ and was known by all who knew her for her unconditional love. She was a member of Mt. Vernon Holiness Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Jarrell; brothers, Roger McCallister and Randy McCallister; and daughter, Jamie Earls Bell.

Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Chad Bell (Sheri) of Murrayville and Tim Jarrell of Mt. Airy; daughters and sons-in-law, Amanda Hunter (Paul) of Cleveland and Brandi Smith (Donnie) of Mt. Airy; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brothers: Ken McCallister of Dahlonega, Rick McCallister of Homer, Keith “Scootie” McCallister of Cleveland, and Pete McCallister of Dahlonega; and former husband and best friend, James “Doug” Bell.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, on Sunday, November 26, 2023, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Rev. Junior Robinson officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Holiness Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm on Saturday, November 25, 2023, and from 12:00 noon until the service time on Sunday, November 26, 2023, both at the funeral home.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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