Rosella Ramsey Beale, 73, widow of Phelan Beale, Jr., died in Houston, March 23, 1996.
Rosella was born in Tulsa, OK. on April 2, 1922, and grew up in the oilfields of the Southwest and Midwest. She graduated from Carlyle, IL High School. She met her husband at a USO dance in Tulsa in 1942 and eloped 2 weeks later on Dec. 26. They were married for over 50 years.
Mrs. Beale was an artist and was involved in numerous activities including assisting her husband in dog obedience training and judging. Phelan and Rosella lived many years in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.
Preceded in death by parents, Floy and James I. Ramsey and brother, Carl D. Ramsey. She is survived by her daughter, Rosella Michelle Beale, Houston. Burial will be at Forest Park East Cemetery, Webster, TX. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sheltering Arms, 701 N. Post Oak, Suite 500, Houston, TX 77024. Forest Park East Funeral Home.
[The Daily Oklahoman, Tulsa, OK, March 27, 1996] Transcribed by Karima 4 January 2007