Beulah Faye (nee Nida) Hayes 65, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, from an extended illness.
She was born Aug. 12, 1948, in West Hamlin, W.Va., the daughter of William “Earl” Nida and Mary Victoria (nee Gill) Nida.
Beulah was a waitress at the Colonial Inn restaurant in Logan, Ohio, for many years. Vibrant and fun-loving, Beulah was loved not only by her family, but also by a wealth of friends; she never met a stranger. Beulah was a member of Fort Ogden First Baptist Church in Fort Ogden, Fla., and was an avid Bingo player.
Beulah is survived by her husband of 36 years, Joe; daughter, Kimberly Edmunds; her two stepsons, Dale Hayes of Carroll, Ohio, and Donald Hayes of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Ida Mae Adkins of San Antonio, Texas, Wanda (Ken) Waddell of Batavia, Ohio, Mary Jo (Roy) Ball of Brownstown, Mich., Nellie (Jerry) Miller of Circleville, Ohio, and Rosalie (Dale) Edmunds of Barboursville, W.Va.; brothers, Herbert L (Beverly) Nida of Chesapeake, Ohio, and Dwight “Bill” (Teresa) Nida of Salt Rock, W.Va.; five grandchildren, Joshua (Ana) Hayes of Warren, Pa., Kelly Jo Landaverde of Punta Gorda, Fla., and Andrea “Annie” Hayes, Andrew “Drew” (Kendra) Hayes and Samantha Hayes, all of Spencer, W.Va.; nine great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Patricia Nida of Barboursville; brothers-in-law, James Hayes of Lewisburg, W.Va., and Edward (Sandra) Hayes of Greer, S.C.; as well as several nieces and nephews. Beulah was preceded in death by her parents, William “Earl” and Mary Victoria (nee Gill) Nida; her sister, Anna L. England; brother, Lucian “Earl” Nida; sister-in-law, Janice Hayes; and two brothers-in-law, Bernard Adkins and Rodney England.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the First Baptist Church of Fort Ogden, 9500 S.W. Hull Ave., Fort Ogden, FL 34269. In lieu of flowers, Beulah’s family requests that donations be made to First Baptist Church of Fort Ogden; or Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.