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Beulah Mae (Appel) McCully, 90, Daleville, passed away peacefully Friday morning, April 28, 2017, at her rural Daleville home.
Beulah was born Nov. 12, 1926, in Ransom, Illinois, to the late John and Emma Appel.
She graduated from Cornell High School in Cornell, Illinois, in 1945. Beulah was a homemaker, in-home caregiver and had also worked in direct sales for Golden Pride-Rawleigh products. Beulah volunteered for many good causes, including the DAV. She was a part of the Stephen Ministries and at the age of 72 was a missionary in India.
Beulah was a member and past president of the Mt. Pleasant Home Extension Club. She was also a member of the Antique Car Club, Model A Club and Model T Club. She had attended the Linden Lane Church of God, North Anderson Church of God and Madison Park Church of God.
Beulah is survived by her loving husband of 69 and a half years, William E. McCully; five children, Dixie McCready (husband Bill), Donald McCully, Darrell McCully (wife Jamie May), Denise Dudley and Darren McCully; 10 grandchildren, Stephanie Smith (husband Mike), Mike (wife Melissa), Lyndsay, Patrick (wife Michele), Ryan and Ava Rose McCully, Bryson (wife Leigh) and Colin (wife Lacey) Dudley, and Ryan and Bill McCready; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Beulah was preceded in death by two brothers, Laverne and Robert Appel; and a daughter-in-law, Jill McCully.
A funeral service to celebrate Beulah's life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Gant Funeral Homes, Yorktown Chapel, 2215 S. Broadway St., Yorktown. Pastor Ron Halbert will officiate. Burial will follow in Hawk Cemetery.
Friends and family may gather to share and remember from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and also one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at Gant Funeral Homes, Yorktown Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st St. Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.
Share a memory of Beulah and leave your condolences at www.gantfuneralhomes.com.
Published on April 29, 2017
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