October 4, 1937 ~ October 31, 2021

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Beulah Mae Bailey Ellis, 84, passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021.

Beulah was a daughter of the late Ezra and Macie Ruth Sprinkles Bailey. She was also preceded in death by husband, Ralph Edward Ellis; daughter, Debbie Ogle; sister, Clara Bailey; and brothers, Glenn and Robert Bailey.

Mrs. Ellis was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Mrs. Ellis is survived by her daughter, Kathy Calloway (Michael); sisters, Faye Heatherly and Ethel Herron; brothers, Floyd and Ray Bailey; three grandsons and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave., with the Rev. Jerry Payne and the Rev. Donnie Walker officiating. The family asks that everyone present please wear a mask. Interment will follow at Ashelawn Gardens of Memory.

Her family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.


Visitation: November 4, 2021 1:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Funeral Service: November 4, 2021 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Burial: November 4, 2021 3:00 pm

Ashelawn Gardens of Memory
901 Aiken Road
Asheville, NC 28804

(828) 645-6915

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  1. Sending sympathy to all of Beulah’s
    Family, and with caring love to Kathy
    (and Michael) as they go forward with
    God’s guidance to adjusting to life with-
    out her.
    All The Tandy Family

  2. I had the pleasure of doing Beulah’s hair for many years. I have great memories of her and Ralph. She was a special lady.

  3. I have So many Wonderful memories of my time spent with Beulah from the first time I saw Robert Lee at her house for she and Jay were our next-door neighbors for many years. I so enjoyed the first time she invited me over to have a burger that she cooked on the grill, it was the best tasting hamburger that I ever put in my mouth. The many years of being her sister-in-law and styling her hair for many years. She will be so very missed but I know her Family shouted “HALLELUJAH” when she came through those Heavenly Gates. Love Shirley

  4. Kathy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My heart aches with you knowing how hard it is to let our parents go. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Love Karen Craig

  5. Beautiful, you are going to be SO missed by everyone that knew and loved you. I will miss you calling on our birthday most of all. Rejoice in Heaven!


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