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Beulah Keatts Irby Beulah Keatts Irby
(December 25, 1922 - March 29, 2011)

Gretna……….Beulah Keatts Irby, age 88 of 5881 Rockford School Road, Gretna, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Born December 25, 1922 in Pittsylvania County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie Keatts and Fannie Crews Keatts. Mrs. Irby was predeceased by her husband, Grady Lee Irby, a son Harold (Pete) Irby, Sr, five brothers, and one sister. Mrs. Irby was a home maker, and a member of West End Church of Christ. She enjoyed flowers, and gardening. She is survived by two sons, Paul Irby and his wife, Janice of Gretna, and Frank Irby and his wife, Ann of Gretna; two daughters, Mamie Pritchett of Gretna, and Janie Keatts and her husband, Herbert of Gretna; two sisters, Sadie Crews of Hurt, and Sue Irby of Gretna, 9 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2011 at West End Church of Christ by Randy Parker, Minister, and Rev. Brian Faison. Burial will follow in Gretna Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, and other times will be at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law, Janie & Herbert Keatts, 2652 Blue Ridge Drive, Gretna. Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting