Beulah Mae Williams
June 20, 1929 ‒ June 10, 2015
Beulah Mae Williams, age 85, of Prospect, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on June 20, 1929 to the late Oscar and Mildred (Rhoads) Murphy in Meeker, Ohio.
Beulah was a 1947 graduate of Meeker High School. After high school, she attended the Marion Business College and graduated in 1948. In 1976 Beulah was awarded an honorary American Farming Degree.
On November 26, 1950 Beulah married the love of her life, Donald S. Williams, in The Meeker United Methodist Church. Together they enjoyed nearly 65 years of marriage and raised 7 wonderful children. Beulah was a devoted grandmother to 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Beulah worked for and was a member of the Marion County Farm Bureau. She also worked for the Marion County Clerk of Courts as a Deputy Clerk and was FHA State Homemaker. To no surprise, she was a devoted farmer, loving housewife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She truly loved spending time with her family and making many memories on the family farm.
A woman of true faith, she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband Donald S. Williams; her children Linda M. (Mike) Todd of Fort Wayne, In., David S. (Nancy) Williams of Richwood, Dwight S. (Kathy) Williams of Marion, Cheryl M. (Rod) Haberman of Marion, Keith (Donna) Williams of Prospect, Janet K. (Bill) Converse of Raymond, and Marlene J. Carney of Thurston; grandchildren Jason Todd, Jeremy Todd, John Todd, Amy Williams, Anne Williams-Lloyd, Laura Williams, Heather Haberman-Schisler, Brad, Chelsey Haberman, Ben Williams, Henry Williams, Helen Williams, Jarred Converse, Dustin Converse, Bill Converse, Brent Carney 13 great-grandchildren, and her brother, Carl Murphy of Morral.
She was met at Heaven’s gates by her parents, brothers Howard and Lowell Murphy, and great grandson Mason Converse.
Family will greet friends on Friday June 12, 2015 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral, 360 East Center Street Marion, Ohio. Funeral services will be at the funeral home Saturday June 13th at 10:00am Reverend Rob Howard will officiate and burial will follow in the Waldo Cemetery.
Memorial contribution can be made to the Williams Family for a Scholarship Fund that will be set up to benefit Marion County 4-H or FFA members.
The Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home is honored to be serving Beulah’s family. Condolences can be made at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com