September 28, 2022

Beulah Light


Beulah Light, age 99, of Rolla, Kansas died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at her home in Rolla, Kansas.  She was born June 17, 1915 in Woodson County, Kansas the daughter of Sherman and Louisa (Krein) Murray.

Beulah grew up in Neosha Falls, Kansas.  She married Paul Light on June 6, 1948 in Eureka, Kansas.  She was a music school teacher in Lebo, Humboldt and Rolla.  She taught grade school and high school vocal classes for over 40 years. Music was an important part of Beulah’s life.  She played for over 85 years beginning in the 3rd grade.  Beulah played the organ and piano for church, weddings, funerals, and commencement functions.  She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, United Methodist Women and United Methodist Church of Rolla.

Survivors include her son, Charles Light of Rolla, Kansas; daughters, Lorna Light of Rolla, kanas, and Marikate Harvey of Hugoton, Kansas; two grandchildren, Stephanie Kalani and Christopher Bond; and two great grandchildren, Kyra and Katia Kalani.

Beulah is preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Paul in 2012.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, September 6, 2014, at the Rolla United Methodist Church in Rolla, Kansas with Pastor Buzz Lambrecht officiating. Interment will follow at the Rolla Cemetery in Rolla. Friends may call Friday, September 5, 2014 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart, Kansas. The family requests memorials may be given to the Rolla United Methodist Church in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS  67950.