Beulah Leola Keith

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Beulah Leola Keith, 84, Nevada, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, following a lengthy illness. She was surrounded by her loved ones. Beulah was born Dec. 1, 1934, in El Dorado Springs, Mo., to William Kenneth and Elsie Mae (Scammehorn) Oyler. She was united in marriage to Forrest Eugene Keith on Dec. 3, 1954, and he preceded her in death after 14 years of marriage on Dec. 20, 1968.

From the age of 16, Beulah worked in various factories including the Shoe Factory, El Dorado Springs, Nelly Don, Nevada, HD Lee and Co., Kansas City, and Key Work Clothes in Nevada from 1966 until her retirement in 2000.

Beulah was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her love for children playing and laughing was her sunshine.

She is survived by one daughter, Carol Earll and her husband, Mitchell, Nevada; one grandson, Matthew Earll, Nevada; two granddaughters, Krista Chrisenberry and her husband, Marty, Nevada, and Monica Earll, Nevada; two great-grandchildren, Lexi Chrisenberry and Brady Bybee, both of Nevada; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Forrest, she was preceded in death by her parents; 10 sisters, Alene Murphy, Mildred Light, Cora Blakely, infant sister, Leila Oyler, Jennie Reid, Mary Oyler-Bruce, Belle McMasters, Cathlene Oyler, Fern Holder, and June Fields; three brothers, Bob Oyler, Clifford Oyler, and an infant brother, Albert.

A private graveside committal service will be held at a later date. Friends may call at Ferry Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested in her memory to Virgil City Cemetery in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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