BLOOMFIELD. Beulah M. Thomas, 96 of Bloomfield died December 24, 2008 at the Bloomfield Care Center. She was born February 26, 1912 in Floris, Iowa to John O. and Dora B. Ritz Harward. She married Alvin G. Thomas April 29, 1935 in Ottumwa, Iowa. He preceded her in death May 13, 1995. She was a lifetime resident of Davis County and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Bethlehem Christian Church.
She is survived by a son Johnny Thomas of Ottumwa, Iowa; 4 daughters Betty Shaffer of Bloomfield, Iowa, Carol Carlson of LaPlata, Missouri, Maxine Pilcher of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Donna Jean Owens of Spartanburg, South Carolina; 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; 2 grandchildren; 1 great grandson and 3 sisters.
Funeral services will be at 10 am Monday December 29, 2008 at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Richard Friend officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield. Visitation will begin at 9 am Sunday with the family present from 4-6 pm.