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Page 4A- The News - Friday, July 28, 2017 was available and she By Loretta Humble Special to The News chose housekeeping. She took that job and made a MALAKOFF-Beu- profession of it. lah Avant is a treasure. She was and is a beau- I think of her as big tiful woman. I don't part ofthe history Cedar know where the old Lake Nursing Home. So expression came from, I was surprised when but she always did look she told me she only like she stepped out of worked at Cedar Lake a band box. It's not that Nursing Home for 12 the rest of us didn't bathe years, regularly and wear clean Beulah stands out clothes, but somehow large in my memory, Beulah just looked extra not because she was nice and fresh. And that is ever outspoken or pushy how she kept the nursing at all, but because she is home looking. just plain good in every She stayed busy and way. She remembers she stayed sweet and when she came to Cedar kind. She was a Cedar Lake and asked for a Lake superstar.Andnow job. They told her what she is back with us and Loretta Humble (center), Beulah Avant. Stella Toliver and Charlene Courtesy Photo Owen visit with former Ceder Lake Nursing staffer Beulah Avant still shining. At 99 years Stella in 1967 when Doug get her administrator's li- never was just a job to old, Beulah decided it Humble and lboughtCe- cense, and took over Ce- them. They really saw was timeto move in. And dar Lake Nursing Home. dar Lake's administration caring for the residents we are so glad to have Charlene's last name was when Doug Jr. wanted to as a sacred trust. her. She is still beautiful Abbe then, and she was step back a little, and ran Charlene, Stella and and sweet and still sharp a young LVN. Stella, ituntil she wanted to step Beulah are some of the as a tack. She is a joy to an even younger nurs- back a little and handed brightest stars in our his- be around, es' aide, was Charlene's over to Doug III, who, by tory, but there have been Charlene Owen and strong right-hand, the way was 9 years old many others through the Stella Toliver love Beu- They were already when the Humbles came years who have felt and lah like I do. We still get busy taking care of aboard, worked the same way, together every now and things atthat 30-bedCe- Beulah moved into and who laid the founda- then, and last week when dar Lake Nursing Home the nursing home just tion for the exceptional we did, we just gathered when Doug Humble and as we are getting ready place that is Cedar Lake ourselves up and went I bought it in 1967. to celebrate our Cedar Nursing Home. on down to the nursing It didn't take our fami- Lake's 50th anniversary. On Friday, Aug. 18, home to visit Beulah. The ly long to fall in love with What a wonderful poster we are going to having four of us found plenty both of them. I have nev- child for our celebration some kind of big to-do to talk about, and we er had any better friends she is. So are Charlene to celebrate our 50Years laughed a lot. We shared some very good years together and we love to remember them. I met Charlene and than Stella and Charlene. We didn't think there was anything the three of us couldn't handle. Charlene went on to and Stella. Good as gold, all of them, whose first thoughts always were for our residents. And I'm not just saying that. It taking care of folks in our home town and all around the area. I really hope you'll come by and say "Hi." computer and an internet their education and com- greaterflexibilitytoallow to travel is very appeal- tant for many students. Soecia______ lto Th___eo News connection. Trinity Val- pletebachelor's,master's me to complete a termi- ing to me. 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