Lula Belle Middleton Beery, 74


of Kenton passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020. She was born in Marion, Ohio on May 2, 1946 to the late Earnest and Stella Mae Middleton. 

Surviving are her two sons: Jim and Mitchell Rankin, both of Marion;

brothers: Richard (Linda) Middleton of Marion, and Dan (Lauri) Middleton of Kenton; sisters: Carolyn Sue Samardge of Marion and Sylvia Jewell of Marion; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Tom Middleton; two daughters: Cindy Middleton and Wendy Rankin; brother, Earnest Middleton, Jr.; and a sister, Joann Morris. 

Lula was a homemaker and was a loving and giving person who was fun to be around. She also enjoyed traveling. 

A private family service will be held at a later date and burial will follow in Grove Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Lula to the American Diabetes Association.


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