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“she was like my aunt, while I was growing up. she is a angel now with god/ my thoughts and prays are with you Janice/...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: lisacooper - hardestey, OK

“Our thoughts and prayers to the family at this time. Staff at Iowa City Rehab and Health Care Center. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Rosenthal - Iowa City, IA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Beulah was a wonderful woman of God and I know she will be deeply missed. You are all in my prayers. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Lone Graves - Coralville, IA

“Dear John and Candy; So sorry to hear about John's mother passing away. Wishing your family comfort and peace. Donna ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Donna M. Bogs - Iowa City, IA

“We are holding you all in prayer. She was a beautiful spirit, and we know you will miss her greatly. Go with God. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Sharon, Joe and Jason Treloar - IA

“Candy, sorry to hear of your mom-n-law's passing. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: kay brown - Oskaloosa, IA

“I grew up knowing Beulah as Grandma. She was truly a Grand lady who loved the Lord and her life showed it. She opened her heart to us and now my...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Donita Corman - Mount Zion , IL

“We became Friends thru the marriage of our Son to Her Daughter! My prayers are for the family and I know that this is the worst time that they ...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Ed and Tina Sedivec - Iowa City, IA


Beulah F. Hooton, 89, longtime resident of Iowa City area died Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the Iowa City Nursing and Rehab Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10am Monday, February 24, 2014, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service, where visitation will be on Sunday from 3 to 6pm. Burial will be at the Unity Cemetery in rural southwest Johnson County. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Beulah's memory.

Beulah F. James was born October 9, 1924, in South Sioux City, NE the daughter of William H. and Edith (Duckson) James. She attended schools in South Sioux City graduating with the class of 1942. She then went on to attend Northwest Bible College in Seattle. On November 12, 1948, she married Charles Paul Hooton Sr. in Sioux City, Iowa. The couple lived south of Iowa City for many years where they raised their seven children. She was active in her church, First Assembly of God; as Sunday School Secretary and teaching Sunday School including the College Level Berean Class.

Her family includes her children, Charles Paul Hooton Jr. (Rebecca), Donald Hooton (Donna), Rodney Hooton (Nancy), Duane Hooton (Yue), John Hooton (Candace), Joy Wallace (Mike), Janice O'Leary (Fred); 13 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul in November of 1979; her parents, and sisters, Thelma Trisler and Ruth Neal.