Jerry Tom Beene, 79, Capt. U.S. Navy (Ret.) died at home of natural causes December 5, 2013. Jerry graduated from Rice University in 1956. He joined the Navy as a carrier pilot and served 12 years. After naval service, he was a commercial pilot for Pan Am and Delta for 28 years. He is survived by wife, Carolyn; brother, David Beene and wife Betti; nephew, Jerry Scott Beene and family; niece, Tiffany May and family. The family will receive friends, Monday, December 9, 2013, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM, Sparkman/Crane Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be private.