Beulah  Lake


Beulah Marie Croley Lake, age 87, of Highway 1809, Barbourville, departed this life on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at her home. She was born on Jan. 26, 1931, to the late John Croley and Elizabeth "Belle" (McKeehan) Croley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Lake; a son, Randall Lake; special brother-in-law, Preston Lake; sisters, Euviva White, Pauline Hedgenus and Roberta Rhodes; and brothers, Elmer Croley, LB Croley, Estil Croley and Charlie Croley. Beulah was a cook for the Whitley County Board of Education where she worked at Poplar Creek School and the high school. She was a member of the Locust Grove Baptist Church.
She is survived by seven daughters, Doxie Waddell (Rev. Larry) of Williamsburg, Donna Roger (Russell) of Beaver Dam, Joann Shepler (Roger) of Beaver Dam, Patty Stanley (Larry) of Siler, Judy Callahan (Rev. Larry) of Barbourville, Wilma Lake (Terrell Karr) of Siler, and Melissa Lay (Jeremiah) of Grundy, Virginia; son, Ronald Lake (Judy) of Barbourville; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; sister, Wilma McFarland (Jim) of Ohio; two brothers, Ralph Croley (Pat) and Don Croley (Joyce) of Ohio; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at Croley Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Waylan Hunter, the Rev. Raymond Parks and the Rev. Jim Ball officiating. Following the Service she will be laid to rest in the Wilson Cemetery on Goldens Creek.
Condolences may be made to the family at
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on December 21, 2018
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