Obituaries » Beulah E. Queen
August 31, 1918 - August 24, 2016
Service Date: August 27, 2016
Funeral Home Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home
Rev. Tyler Whipkey will conduct funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home with burial following in the Woods Cemetery. Visitation will take place at 10:00 a.m. prior to services.
Beulah Elizabeth Queen, 97, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday evening, August 24, 2016 at the Guest Home Estates. She was born August 31, 1918 in Fort Scott, Kansas the daughter of Charles Henry and Jessie Maude (Kough) Newell. Beulah’s first husband, Raymond Paul Drummond, died in 1960. She later remarried Lester “Slim” Queen on October 27, 1962. Slim preceded her in death on February 9, 1994.
Beulah worked for the Western Insurance Company in various positions from file checker to supervisor. She retired from that company in 1981 after thirty-nine years. She had many interests throughout life but none were more important to her than her membership in the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, her church affiliations and her love of quilting. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and in recent years had been attending Cherry Grove Baptist Church.
Beulah had no children but did have a host of nieces and nephews, step-children and step-grandchildren. In addition to her husbands, Beulah was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Orville, Clarence, and Delbert Newell; and three sisters, Viola Lucas, Xerepha Weddle and Mary Sheffer.
Rev. Tyler Whipkey will conduct funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home with burial following in the Woods Cemetery. Visitation will take place at 10:00 a.m. prior to services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cherry Grove Baptist Church or the First United Methodist Church and left in care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.