|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1925|
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 2010|
Beulah was born Jan. 31, 1925, in Paton, the daughter of Emmanuel and Ethel (Tourte) Benson.
She graduated from Dana High School in 1942. In 1945, she graduated from Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls.
On April 7, 1951, she married Walter O'Neal in Paton. In earlier years, she was a school teacher in Greene County. From 1976 to 2003, she worked as a sales clerk at Olive's Fashion Shoppe in Ames. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading and Sunday dinners. She also enjoyed traveling to horse shows, attending dance recitals and spending time with her granddaughter, Kayla. She attended Collegiate United Methodist Church in Ames.
Beulah O'Neal, 84, of Ames and formerly of Greene County, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall streets in Boone, with the Rev. Jim Shirbroun officiating. A family graveside service and burial was held on Monday, Jan. 11, in Paton Township Cemetery in Paton.
Friends called from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at Schroeder Memorial Chapel in Boone, where the family was present from 6 to 8 p.m. Visitation continued from 8 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral chapel.
She is survived by her two daughters, Shari Williams and husband, Mike, of Boone, and Tammi Adix and husband, Paul, of Ogden; granddaughter, Kayla Williams; her brother, Everett Benson; and wife, Ruby, of Paton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one grandson, Michael James Williams.
Memorials were directed to the family to be used at their discretion.
Emanuel J. Benson (1901 - 1985)
Ethel A Tourte Benson (1898 - 1964)
Walter James O'Neal (1929 - 1969)
Beulah B Benson O'Neal (1925 - 2010)
Everett James Benson (1927 - 2011)*
Created by: Hooked On Family
Record added: Sep 19, 2011
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Beulah, my mother was Betty Rapp, and I taught Shari and Tammi swimming lessons at Grand Junction. They were the cutest little girls. They came to play on our trampoline one afternoon. What precious days to remember.|
Marilynn L Rapp Buxton
Added: Sep. 19, 2011