COLUMBUS – Beulah Christine Ward Boozer, 99, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Trinity Healthcare Center in Columbus. She was born in Mississippi on Oct. 31, 1913, to Robert Emmett and Eliza Antonette Kilgo Ward.
She graduated from Vardaman High School in 1933. She lived for many years in the Big Creek and Saltillo area. She worked as a seamstress for several years at Play Craft in Saltillo. She was a member of Saltillo United Methodist Church in Saltillo where she sang in the choir in her earlier years.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues. Burial will be in New Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include her two sons, Sam Grady Boozer (fiancée, Linda Collins) of Madison and Emmett Brison Boozer (Anita) of Jasper, Ala.; six grandchildren, Brice, Barry, Amanda and Katie Boozer, Angie McHann (Kevin) and Melissa Englehardt (Wayne); five great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Grady Boozer Sr.; and her parents.
Pallbearers will be Jerry, Paul and Don Ward and F.B., Robert, Allen and Randy Boozer
Honorary pallbearers will be her great-nephews and the staff of Trinity Healthcare.
Visitation will be 11 to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.