Beulah Harriett Kennedy, age 100, of Cameron, WV. passed away at Cameron Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
Born April 22, 1918, in Aleppo, Greene County, PA., she is the daughter of the late James Styles Watson and Nettie Grace (Woodruff) Watson.
Beulah was a 1935 graduate of Aleppo High School and a 1937 graduate of Penn Commercial Business School in Washington, PA. On May 15, 1937, she married Robert Roy Kennedy, Sr. and they made their home in Aleppo, PA. The couple celebrated 39 years of marriage and raised three children together. She then moved to Cameron WV. in 1985 where she lived out the rest of her days.
A devoted mother and homemaker, Beulah was a life-time member of the Windy Gap Independent Church. She was an avid reader, traveler and sports fan.
She leaves behind a daughter, Barbara (Woodrow) Yeater, of Cameron, WV.; three sisters, Elizabeth Minear, of Brenham, TX., Margaret (Charles) Knotts, of Lawrenceville, GA., and Lois (Sam) Harvey, of Crown Point, IN.; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Roy Kennedy, Sr., who passed away in October of 1976’ her daughter, Elaine (Kennedy) Scott; her son, Robert Kennedy, Jr.; four brothers, J. Ford, Leon, John W. and Jennings S. Watson; a sister, Janet Frye; a son-in-law, Gene Scott and daughter-in-law, Sandra Kennedy.
Friends will be received on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 4-8 P.M. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA., 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 11:00 A.M. in the funeral home with Pastor Tom Singo, officiating. Burial will follow at Windy Gap Cemetery, Aleppo, PA.,Greene County, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Windy Gap Church, PO Box 54, Aleppo, PA 15310.
Please view and sign the on-line tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.