Ovia Beulah Preston, 94, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020
at her residence.
Born December 2, 1925 in Clementsville Kentucky, she was the daughter of William
Cox and Ada (Clements) Cox. She married Amos W. "Woodie" Preston on March 25,
1946 and he preceded her on September 19, 2018.
Survivors include 3 children- Linda Gail Clark of Columbus, Dennis Dale Preston (wife
Nancy) of Fountaintown, Kenneth William Preston of Shelbyville; a sister Cenda Evans
of Ft. Myers, Florida; 7 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in
death by her parents, her spouse, 2 brothers and 3 sisters.
Mrs. Preston had lived in this area for most of her lifetime after moving up from Kentucky.
She was a home maker, but had worked as a cafeteria worker at Shelbyville High School
for several years, and also babysat for several neighborhood children for a while.
Beulah enjoyed flowers, gardening, outdoor activities, riding her bicycle, raising Terrier
pups, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am on Monday, May 18, 2020 at Glenn E. George & Son
Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Rev. Harvey Weaver officiating. Burial will be in
Miller Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday evening, May 17, 2020 from 4:00 pm until
7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, in care of the funeral home.
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