Beulah Keiger Tise

Published 9:00am Monday, December 17, 2012

Beulah Sprinkle Keiger Tise, 98, of Tryon, passed away Dec. 13, 2012 at White Oak of Tryon.

Born in Forsyth County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Bone Anderson Keiger and Minnie Sprinkle Keiger and she was also the wife of the late William Calvin Tise, Jr.. Mrs. Tise was a member of Parkway Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem, N.C. for 92 years. She was involved in the Forsyth County Home Demonstration, and she was an avid gardener. Mrs. Tise was well known by those close to her as “Ma. B.”

Surviving include one son, William Calvin Tise III (Carrole), of Winston-Salem, NC, one daughter, Linda Lee Reynolds of Tryon, three grandchildren, Lee Heelan (James) of Tryon, William Shane Tise of San Francisco, Calif. and Dustin Calvin Tise of Raleigh, N.C. Also surviving are three great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Memorials may be made to Tryon Presbyterian Church, 430 Harmon Field Rd, Tryon, N.C. 28782.

An online guest register may be signed at

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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