Mrs. Beulah E. Bailes, 83, of Looneyville, Roane county, WV, went home to be with the Lord on May
24, 2002, after an extended illness.|
She was born September 2, 1918, in Victor, a daughter of the late Emory and Kathryn
She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and
great-great-grandmother. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, travel, her church, and
most of all her family and many friends in her church and community. She was a
member of the Epling Chapel Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, John Bailes of Sunberry, Ohio, and Robert Bailes of
Ringgold, GA; four daughters, Lois Maxine "Sis" Jett of Spencer, WV Jane Rupe of
Gallipolis, Ohio, and Ruth "Annabelle" Dougherty and Judy Westfall, both of
Looneyville; three sisters-in-law, Ann Halstead of Charleston, Susan Sheilor of
Cotton Hill, and Gladys Eagle of Jacksonville, FL; 22 grandchildren; 25
great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Bailes
in 1976; two sons, S. Dale and Harry Paul Bailes; two sons-in-law, Jerry Rupe and
Paul Westfall; one granddaughter, Jinnell Westfall; five brothers and four sisters.
Service will be 2:30 p.m. Monday, May 27, 2002, at the Taylor-Vandale Funeral
Home, Spencer with the Rev. Leon Strickland officiating. Burial will be in the
Looney-Dougherty Cemetery on Flat Fork.
Visiting hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.