The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

December 16, 2012

Beulah M. Williams

The Joplin Globe

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Beulah M. "Pippin" Williams, 86, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.

Beulah was born Feb. 12, 1926, in Ongo, Mo., to Ethel Adams Pippin and Joe Pippin. She was a homemaker.

Beulah was united in marriage to Willie Donald Williams Sept. 2, 1942, in Carthage, he preceded her on May 29, 1995.

Survivors include three sons, Jerry Williams, of Winsor, Calif., Larry Williams, of Huffman, Texas, and William Williams, of Joplin, Mo.; one daughter, Rebecca Williams, of Joplin; two brothers, Dorse Pippin, of Carthage, Mo., and Lester Pippin, of Jasper, Mo.; one sister, Delana Long, of Sarcoxie, Mo.; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Beulah was preceded by her parents; her husband, Willie; one son, Terry Williams; and two daughters, Bernice Williams and Connie Glick.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, in  Avilla Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, at Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be at Avilla Cemetery.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.