Beulah Lee Payne "Granny Boo" Harlow

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Beulah Lee Payne Harlow, also known as "Granny Boo" went home to be with the Lord and the love of her life, Lloyd Lee Harlow, on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at her home surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, on December 22, 1921. She was predeceased by her parents Thomas and Ruth Payne, ten siblings, Kenneth Field Payne, William Harmon Taylor, Ruby Pearl Amos, Gladys Ruth Gatlin, Mable Cristine Preddy, Buddy Taylor, Louise May Hicks, Marion Mozell Sifflett, Arnold Randolph Taylor, Mildred Mansfield Payne, daughter-in-law, Mary Lu Maxon Harlow, one great-grandchild, Cooper Lloyd Ramey; and many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. She worked at the Woolen Mills and Sperry Marine in Charlottesville, Virginia, for over 20 years. In 1979, she moved to Anniston, Alabama, to be with her daughter, Debra Harlow Ramey (Archie) and ran a daycare for a number of years where she was blessed to have loved and cared for so many children as "Granny Boo". She was a faithful servant of the Lord and enjoyed singing in the choir. She was loved by all those whose lives she touched and heaven's gain is our loss. She is survived by one son, Barry Randolph Harlow (Sue), of Lynchburg, Virginia, one daughter, Debra Harlow Ramey (Archie) of Anniston, Alabama, one brother, Thomas Daniel Payne, of Charlottesville, Virginia, nine grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. The family wishes to thank Amedisys Home Health and Hospice and Dr. Warren Wallace for the tremendous love and care she received. A memorial service will be held, Saturday, October 28th, at 2:00 p.m., at The Cedars, 590 Cheaha Road in Munford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to 7 Springs Ministries, P.O. Box 4445, Anniston, Alabama 36204, or online at
Published in The Anniston Star on Oct. 26, 2017