Beulah Smith Mills

Feb. 23, 2013 @ 01:29 PM

Beulah Smith Mills, age 71, of Seymour and longtime resident of South Knoxville, passed away February 22, 2013 at Tennova Residential Hospice. She was a member of Seymour Christian Church and a former member of First Christian Church, Knoxville.

Beulah was a graduate of Baptist School of Nursing and held a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee in Education.  She worked at the University of Tennessee Hospital in the postpartum unit for over twenty years as a Registered Nurse. Beulah was a member of Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. 

She was preceded in death by husband, Paul Morgan Mills and father, Ben Smith.

Survivors include her sons and Daughters-in-law, Kevin and Melissa Mills and Steve and Patricia Mills; grandchildren, Jennifer and Julia Mills, Sarah, Elizabeth, Kathryn, and David Mills; Mother, Beatrice Smith; brothers, Fred, Bill and Ronald Smith; and sister, Mary Scalia. 

Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Berry Funeral Home for a procession to Woodlawn Cemetery for an 11 a.m.  graveside service with Rev. James Knowles officiating. Memorials may be made to Lupus Foundation of America, PO Box 418629 Boston, MA 02241-8629.  The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM Sunday, at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.