Vella Mae(Cordell) Beauford

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Vella Mae Cordell Beauford

For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God. Job 19:25-26

Sunrise May 14, 1943. Vella was born to Johnnie and Evella Pulley Cordell in Spring Hope, NC. Her life journey started with a move to Washington, D.C in 1963, after graduating from Spaulding High School in Spring Hope. She met her former husband, Marvin Beauford and from this union she had two children Michelle Beauford,of Canal Winchester, Ohio and Stacy (Renee) Beauford of Ada, Michigan. Vella loved fishing, her favorite pastime with her niece and second daughter D’Andrea (Marlan) Gary. Another favorite pastime was bowling. During her stay in North Carolina she reunited and worshipped at the St. Hope Missionary Baptist Church. While residing in Mansfield, Oh she served God at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church. She loved God, her church family and friends.
Vella retired from the Sears Parts Service Center Raleigh, NC in 1998. She moved between her children and grandchildren in Ohio and Indiana. Her spirit willing body tired weekly trips to “Tiffany’s” ceased. Ultimately succumbing to a failing heart. Her sunset November 1, 2020, surrounded by family at Mt. Carmel Hospital East, Columbus, Ohio.
She is survived by her children and grandchildren Tyler, Kyrne and Nyle Beauford along with David and Kennedy Gary. Sisters Queen Esther Perry, Spring Hope, NC, Doris (Curtis) Whitehead, Tarboro,NC, Brenda (Bobbie) Raleigh,NC. Uncle McKinley Pulley, Wendell, NC.

Parents and siblings welcoming her to a heavenly home are brothers Eugene, Charles and Johnnie, Jr. with sisters Christine Newkirk and Lucille Cordell and her official escort, nephew Christopher Newkirk.

The family will receive friends 6:00pm – 7:00pm Friday November 6, 2020 at Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, Ohio, (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn north on Lonsdale Rd.). There will be an additional Visitation 11:00 AM – 12:00 noon Monday, November 9, 2020 at WILLIAM C. TONEY FUNERAL HOME 516 S Poplar St, Spring Hope, NC followed by Graveside Service at St. Hope Cemetery.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Our hearts goes out to you as you prepare to say goodbye to your love one. While words fail to capture the pain of losing a love one. God sees everything, he hears the groans of the oppressed and revives the hearts of the crushed. May God sustain you at this time of great loss.

  2. Charles and Patti (Cash) Ray

    Praying for the Family. Weeping may endure for a night, but JOY comes in the morning!

  3. Elzonia McCowan& family

    MICHELL, STACEY AND FAMILY, MY FAMILY , WILLIE, JEFF AND ROSALIND SEND OUR CONDOLENCES TO YOU AND THE WHOLE FAMILY , PRAYING FOR YOUR STRENGTH, MOTHER IS RESTING NOW IN THE HANDS OF GOD, no more pain and suffering.

  4. Jametta Kennebrew

    Praying for the family of Vella Beaufort. Stacy and Michelle you are in my prayers

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