Beulah M. Bellair
Beulah M. Bellair, 82, of Orange, went to be with her Lord and Savior and join the presence of her loving husband on Monday, June 14, 2010 from her residence in Orange. Funeral services to remember her life will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 19 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Brother John Fortenberry will officiate. Rite of committal and interment next to her husband will follow in Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in the McLewis community of Orange. A gathering of family and friends will be from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
A native of Sabine Pass, she was born on Feb. 25, 1928 to parents, Henry Eldridge and Emma ( Jennings ) Eldrige and she was a resident of Orange since the early 1950’s. Beulah was very dedicated as a wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed listening to country music and will be remembered for her cookies at holiday time.
Beulah is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Nathan Lloyd “Jiggs” Bellair and her sister, Clara Belle Eldridge.
Most cherishing her memory are her children, daughters, Sharon Marx and husband, Bruce of Livingston and Connie Beers and husband, Eric of St. Paul, Minn.; son, Henry Bellair of Orange; sisters, Bonnie Gray of Winnie and Dudi Ezell of Orange; brothers, Jennings Eldridge and wife, Doris and Robert Lee “Gabby” Eldridge and wife, Virginia all of Sabine Pass; grandchildren, Brandi Rosenbaum, Colleen Bellair, Austin Bellair, Amber Bellair, Chelsea Bellair, Shaun Taylor, Jay Marx and Ariellle Beers. Beulah is also survived by her three great-grandchildren and numerous extended family.