Beulah Virginia Lawson Rupe, 94, of Pulaski, went to be with her heavenly Father on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. She was born on March 26, 1919 in Alpoka, W.Va. and was the daughter of the late Elsie and Lilly Parnell Lawson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Oakie W. Rupe, a niece, Ernestine Taylor Eakers, (whom she raised), her brothers, Morris, Harry and Elmer Lawson and by her sisters, Mae L. Taylor and Vida Alexander.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Dreama Dawn and Joseph Crawford of Pulaski; grandson and wife, Jason and Lauren Crawford of Roanoke; two great-granddaughters; sister-in-law, Jo Ann Lawson of Draper, and a host of nieces and nephews, whom she loved dearly.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 22 11 a.m. from the Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski. Visiting will be held Wednesday at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the service hour.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.