Mrs. Beulah Clardy Billingslea, age 99, a resident of Lockesburg, Ark., died Monday, June 25th in the Little River Memorial Hospital of Ashdown.
She was born to Hardy Bank and Lula Delilah Turrentine Clardy at Lockesburg, Arkansas, on November 5, 1912. She was a graduate of Silver Ridge High School in Lockesburg. She was a retired beautician, and owned and operated Beulah’s Beauty Salon in Tulsa for many years. She was a member of the Prince if Peace Lutheran Church of Tulsa, and enjoyed traveling and playing board games.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Leroy Billingslea, and all her siblings, Harold Cardy, Edna Whitmore, Leora Brooks, Vera O’Neal, Demetris West, Doretha Johnson, Irene Montique, and Thelma Bell.
She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews, including Skip Bell, Billy Ray Bell, Theo Clardy, and Steven Lindsey, Carolyn Halsell, Ricky Bell, June Lampkin, Crystal Bell, Bonnie Bell, and Angela Bell of Lockesburg.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Beulah Billingslea will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 27th in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Halsell officiating. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 28th in the Green Acres Memorial Gardens, Tulsa, Okla. with Mrs. Carolyn Perkins officiating, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen.