Ralph Ereatus Beauford, a retired painter and plasterer, died at 5:55
am today at his home, 401 Opdyke avenue. His age was 75 years, seven
months and 23 days.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday at 2:00 pm at the Pulley Funeral
Home, with the Rev. Marsh Harpoole and the Rev. Bird Green officiating
and burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery.
The body will remain at the Pulley Funeral Home, where friends may call
at any time after 10 am Saturday.
Mr. Beauford, who had been in failing health for several years, had
been in critical condition for the past two weeks.
He was born June 1, 1874 in Mt. Vernon, the son of William M. and
Frances Caroline ( Harris ) Beauford.
On August 17, 1895 he was married in Mt. Vernon, to Mary Owens who
Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Emma Brown of Mt. Vernon;
a sister Leona Rainey of Mt. Vernon; five grandchildren and six
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, a daughter, two
sisters and a brother.
Febuary 24, 1950
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by; Angela Wright