Beulah Hamilton of Paducah, (better known as "Boots") passed away at 7:39 pm on Thursday
November 20, 2014 at the age of 100. She was born on February 11, 1914, in the Dogwood
Community of Graves County to Fred and Pearl Mansker. Beulah later moved to Paducah and
graduated from Augusta Tilghman High School. She later met her husband, Carl Hamilton. Carl
served in the Army Air Force in WWII as an airplane inspector in Italy for three and a half years. He
wrote his wife Beulah every day. He later owned a car dealership on Sixth Street. Beulah worked
as a secretary/bookkeeper for Paul Duncan construction.
Beulah was a lifetime member of Clements Street Church of Christ and rarely missed a Sunday.
She was an avid bible reader and could still recite all the books of the Bible. She served as a Cub
Scout and Girl Scout Leader. She enjoyed playing cards with friends and traveling, but most of all,
she enjoyed being with her family.
She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Dr. Carla Lake Farr and husband, John Farr; her son,
Donald E. "Don" Hamilton and wife, Marie Hamilton; and grandchildren, Kyle and Ansley Lake, and
Chris Carver; nephews, Jerry Wells, Freddy Wells, Bill wells; nieces, Maridel Ripley, Mary Gayle
Wessel, Harolyn Rasche, and Karen Willis.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Hamilton; her Parents, Fred Mansker and Daisy
Pearl Harper Mansker; infant son, Ronald Wilford Hamilton; three sisters, Violet Yarbrough,
MaryBelle Mansker, and Rosella Wells.
Funeral services will be held at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah at 2pm Monday November
24, 2014 with Dan Owen and Andy Clausen officiating. Burial will be at Maplelawn Cemetery
where she will rest beside her husband and son. A Visitation will be held from 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Monday November 24, 2014 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Lourdes Hospice PO Box 7100
Paducah, KY 42002 and World Christian Broadcasting 605 Bradley Ct. Franklin, TN 37067.
You may leave a message of condolence, light a candle of remembrance or share a song tribute at
Monday, November 24th, 2014 3:00pm, Milner & Orr Funeral Home
Maplelawn Park Cemetery