Beulah Jane Staton

August 10, 1945 ‒ October 19, 2017

Marengo, Ohio

Beulah J. Staton, age 72 of Marengo, precious wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Kobacker House, surrounded by those whom she loved.

She was born on August 10, 1945 in Mingo County, West Virginia to the late William B. and Eva Blanche (Farley) Hunter.

Beulah worked in several capacities at nursing homes in Sunbury and Condit as well as being a homemaker for her husband and 5 sons. She enjoyed cat fishing, making crafts, sewing and working puzzles. She also loved working in her flower garden.

Beulah is survived by her beloved husband of 56 years, William G. Staton; sons, Bill (Maria) of Mt. Gilead, Jesse (Donna) of Centerburg, Darryl (Angie Meade) of Chesterville, Tony (Beth) of Marengo, and Paul (Heather) Staton of Fredericktown; 13 grandchildren, Jessica, Shaun, Justin, Emma, Kyla, Scott, Deva, Caleb, Brooke, Dylan, Leah, Sarah, and Hunter; 5 great-grandchildren, Jace, Jaxxon, Cameron, Blakelee, and Laith; brother, Roy (Gail) Hunter of Speedwell, Tennessee; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family also survive along with her canine companion Baby Dolly.

In addition to her parents, Beulah was also preceded in death by a son Kenneth Dale Staton, brother Jimmy Hunter, and sisters Ida Jo Rose, Mae Griffey, Naomi “Tonie” Sartin, and Betty Ooten.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North St. Rt. 61, Sunbury, OH, where services will be held on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:00 am with Pastor Aaron Boggs officiating. Burial will follow in Marengo Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, OH 43214.

Condolences may be expressed at

  • Aunt Beulah was a very good woman strong woman she helped me when my mom(Ida Jo) her sister when she was sick with cancer I loved her very much

  • Al and I hate to hear this. We lived next door to Bill and Beulah and we have several fond memories of her. She and Al would work tirelessly for hours in their yards exchanging plants and ideas for yard decor. She loved her family VERY much. She was a good woman.
    Our heart’s go out to the family in their time of loss.

  • Sorry for your loss. It’s hard to lose a loved one especially a parent. From experience the hurt never goes away you just become able to manage it. She has started her next journey in life.

  • Cody and I are so sorry. We pray God’s grace and mercy will comfort you all this difficult time. She was a special lady.

  • Beulah will be greatly missed. She was a strong yet sweet lady and a raised great sons. Know your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  • To the Staton family, I am so sorry for your loss. Loosing a loved one is never easy but knowing she is resting in the arms of Jesus will give you comfort in the coming days, weeks and months.

    I am praying for you all!

    Cindy Gandee

  • We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Mrs. Staton. It is never easy to lose a parent.
    With our deepest sympathy to the families,
    Bob and Mary

  • So sorry to hear the loss of your mother and the kids grandmother we will be praying for your family


  • We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. We pray that God will comfort all of you and we know He will! She raised good sons and I mean that. God bless your family.

  • Bro. Bill, I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to your family. Prayers for you and yours.

  • To the Staton family with hugs

    So sorry for your loss. Thought the world of your Mom. Can still hear her laughing with mom and Mary them always making plans for lots of things to make or do. Please find stength and peace in your time of loss

    Mardissa and Randy

  • Dear Boys,

    So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a very special lady and God has taken her to a better place. She will be waiting for you, so live your lives well and remember her teachings. Love and prayers to you all.

    Judy (Rogers) DeIuliis
    Highland Schools