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Obituary: Beulah McAllister, 74, Adair Co., KY

She was a member of Purdy Separate Baptist Church. She was the matriarch of a large, respected Adair County family. She leavess 33 living direct descendants. She was retired after 33 years of service at Fruit of the Loom

Beulah McAllister, 74, Columbia, KY, died Monday, February 22, 2010, at her home.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Junior Holmes and Bro. Jamie Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Tuesday, February 23, 2010.

Beulah Dial McAllister

Beulah Dial McAllister was a daughter of the late Clyde and Janie Crawhorn Dial. She was born Thursday, May 2, 1935, and died Monday, February 22, 2010, at her home in Columbia, Adair Co., KY, at the age of 74 years, 5 months, and 11 days.

She was a member of the Purdy Separate Baptist Churchand was retired from Fruit of the Loom after 33 years service there.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, James Kenneth McAllister, a granddaughter, Angie McAllister, and a great-grandson, Dalton Isaac McAllister.

She is survived by the following:
  • Four sons: Lonnie and his wife Arlene McAllister, Columbia, KY; Wendell McAllister, Mannsville, KY; Jerry and his wife Betty McAllister, Campbellsville, KY; and Donnie McAllister, Columbia, KY.

  • Seven brothers: Joe Dial, Hazard, KY; Mitchell Dial, Columbus, IN; Willliam, Terry, Charlie, Marshall, and James Dial, all of Columbia, KY

  • Two sisters: Martha Matney, Columbia, KY; and Cathy Cook, Greensburg, KY

  • And 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 210 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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