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Beulah Mae Wilkins


Sunrise: July 4, 1959

Sunset: March 15, 2024

Beulah Mae Wilkins was born to the late Jessie Mae Moore on July 4, 1959. She was called to be with the Lord on Friday, March 15, 2024 in Lewes, Delaware. Beulah who was affectionately called Mae attended Portsmouth Public Schools. Mae was an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star and wore many hats Mae was a lover of all things family, music, hand dancing, and the Commanders.

She was predeceased by her husband Willie Wilkins Jr. Her son Willie Duiguid, her mother Jessie Mae Moore, her stepfather Ned Moore, and her siblings Lorraine Moore, April Moore, Clinton Grant and Thomas Moore.

Mae leaves to cherish her memories five children; Gregory (Ketron) Grant, Antoine (Linda) Elam Sr., Gina (Jalisa) Duiguid, and Jessica Vaughan. A special niece/daughter that she raised Melissa Mitchell. Her grandchildren; Keshon Wallace, Diamond Elam, Desire Elam Brown, A’Syra Elam, Nevaeh Mitchell, Antoine Elam Jr., Cameron Elam, Antonio Elam, Antonia Elam, and Celena Elam. She leaves behind three sisters; Angela Hyman, Elisa Moore, and Crystal Dixon. Three brothers; Lessell Moore, Alpha Moore, and Kevin Moore. Her aunt Shirley Grant and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Viewing Monday, April 1, 2024 3:30pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service COME IN PERSON OR WATCH LIVE ONLINE Tuesday, April 2, 2024 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Carver Memorial Cemetery 2320 East Washington Street Suffolk, Virginia

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    Gregory Grant says

    Rip mother I’m going to miss you 😔 love you very much your son Gregory

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    Shawntel woodson says

    Rip , sending condolences to family and friends even though words can’t heal a broken heart y’all got this for sure

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    Anne says

    This is the moment that changed my life forever, the death of losing my sister and my friend. As grief and anger set within, I realize how difficult it is to deal with this intense pain, it’s unbelievably heartbreaking to accept in my mind an image of my sister lying in a box. I’m devastated, upset, and hurt over the lose. I have so many emotions running through my head while trying to accept the realization of my sister’s death. As I rolled back the clock of memories, and the good times we’ve shared as sisters and friend will hold a special place within me always. How we listened to music, danced, and sang our favorite songs was the best memories… I knew that death would come some day, but not quite as quickly as it did. There is nothing that could ever prepared me for this. The tragedy and hurt of losing my sister and friend. I’m completely lost from her passing it seems so unreal, and words cannot express my mental The ability to receive, hold, or absorb. I thought she would to be okay, until I heard otherwise. I’m trying to accept the lose as I struggled with issues of anxieties and fear of breaking down. I will miss her forever, RIP sis, I will always love you and miss you more.
    Anne

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    Jalisa “J” Bonville says

    Ms. Beulah, from the time I first met you, you were always so warm and welcoming to me. I will truly miss hearing your laughter and hearing you call me J. I’m sad that I only got such a brief time with you, but it was filled with so much love. I will also miss spoiling you with my cooking. I’m glad that you are at peace and know you’ll be watching down on all of us. Rest easy.

    Love, your daughter-in-law

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    Renee says

    Rest in heaven Mae! No more pain no more suffering . You will Truely be missed . I appreciate and will always cherish the beautiful memories . Thank you for being who you are to me (Someone Special ) .

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    Kee Kee says

    Words can’t express the heaviness our hearts feel, but the memories cherished enlightens the spirit. No more hearing you say is that My Kee Kee, My Mae has gained her crown. To Greg, Gina, Twan, Jessica, Diamond & family you all have my most deepest condolences ik your hearts must hurt much more worser then ours but to God be the Glory that she’s no longer suffering & to him I pray you all find comfort in him & that he will give you all that love, strength & peace you need to get through. Bro (Greg) you know sis got you, been here since day one & I love you. Peace & Blessings to the family.

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    Bob Shar Weeks says

    It is so hard saying goodbye to the special people that come into our lives and leave sweet memories. I’ve know you for some years now and grew to favor both you and Pete with each meeting. I wish it could have been longer. I will miss you so much and miss getting your phone calls. I am so sorry to the family for the loss of this beautiful lady.
    Bob and Shar Weeks

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