Beulah A. Lanum

Beulah A. Lanum, 101, of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at her home.

She was born April 29, 1916, in Jefferson County, Tenn., to Plase and Ellen Campbell Satterfield.  Beulah was married to the late Joseph Lanum.

In 1937, Beulah moved to Colfax, and then moved to Frankfort in 1948 where she remained.  Beulah joined the First Baptist Church on her 18th birthday.  In 1954, she joined the Church of the Seventh Day Adventist.  Throughout her life, Beulah worked at the furniture factory in Colfax, Ingram Richardson, Jules Simon, P.R. Mallory, and was an apartment complex manager for 13 years.  Beulah did alterations for Laverty’s for 15 years and also for J.C. Penny, Lords, and Blakely’s before doing sewing and alterations out of her home before retiring in 1998.

Surviving Beulah are her daughters, Starr Ann (Tim) Payne and Crystal Lanum, both of Frankfort; nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren with one on the way.

Beulah is preceded in death by her parents, son, Chris Lanum; daughter, Jewell Pountney; grandson, Andrew; two brothers, and four sisters.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 5, 2018, at Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort, from 4:00 p.m. to the start of the funeral service at 6:00 p.m.  Pastor Ed Komorowski will officiate.  A chapel service will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018, in the Green Lawn Cemetery Chapel of Peace with entombment following.  Memorials in Beulah’s name may be made to Boys Town.  Online condolences may be directed to