Athens – Beulah Monk, age 90, passed away Tuesday October 20, 2009. Graveside services will be held Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 2:00 pm at the Eastland City Cemetery under the direction of the Summers-Bakker Funeral Home in Eastland. Visitation will be from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Saturday at the funeral home.
Beulah Annie Drake was born November 28, 1918 in Eastland County to James T. and Martha Etta (Huett) Drake. She married Robert Monk on November 11, 1945. She was a homemaker. Beulah loved to work in her yard, loved her dog, and her hobby was raising birds. She was most definitely a people person. She enjoyed being with people and going places. Beulah loved being active. Everyone knew her as “Momma Bee”.
Beulah was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
She is survived by her two daughters, Shirley Cole and Louise Killion and her husband Chuck; grandchildren, Loretta and Richard Wickie, Larry Cole, and Cindy and Mark Sockwell; great-grandchildren, Hunter and Parker Sockwell, and Delilah and Shelton Cole; and great-great granddaughter, Lilly Ann Smith.