Beulah Grace Higginbotham, 102, was born June 20, 1919 in Haughton, Louisiana to Earl B. Hamner and Beulah Mae Hamner and passed away peacefully, Monday, September 27, 2021 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Beulah loved to take care of children. She worked other jobs, but her heart was in babysitting and taking care of children from a number of different families. She was an active member of the Women’s Department Club and was on numerous committees. She was also a member of the Elks Lodge where she served as member of the Women’s Auxiliary . Beulah was a devout Christian who was very active in her church at Shreve City Baptist. She loved cooking for her church members and enjoyed more than anything her Thursday Night Group with whom she felt like family. She will always be remembered for her giant dishes of her loved one’s favorite foods and her famous rum and coconut cakes.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Harriett Posey; son, Lynn McGarr; brothers, E.B. Hamner and L. “Sunny” Hamner; and sister, Harriette Litchfield.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Mary Tracy; grandchildren, Billy Tracy, Edith McCabe, Alan McCabe, Kelly McCabe, Richard Smith, Virginia Randolph, Don Randolph, Beth Moon and Elliot Moon; nieces, Laurel Perkins, Jane Ruben and Earlene Darwin; nephews, Howard Litchfield and William Hamner; great-grandchildren, Aaron Westcott Tracy and wife, Torie, Nick Tracy, Amber Soule’ and husband, Victor, Travis Moon, Allison Kennaugh and husband, Sean, Christopher Randolph and wife, Hannah, Keith Randolph and wife, and great-great-grandchildren, Kobe Randolph, Kennedy Tracy, Khloe Tracy and Kiera Randolph.
Memorials may be made to Shreve City Baptist Church, 2810 Knight Street, Shreveport, LA 71104.
A Celebration of Beulah’s life will be held at a later date at Shreve City Baptist Church.
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