Beulah Lorene Badillo was born March 2, 1925, in Orlando, Oklahoma, the daughter of Elijah Melton and Jimmie Hicks Melton. She passed away Saturday, September 22, 2012 in Chickasha, Oklahoma.
Lorene grew up and went to school in the Rush Springs area. On October 1942 in Manhattan, Kansas she and Charlie Badillo were married. From this marriage they had four children. Lorene and her family spent until 1966 in Agawam, Oklahoma then later moving to Chickasha, Oklahoma.
She is preceded in death by both parents, husband Charlie, granddaughter Gabriel, great granddaughter Raelin, and four sisters.
Survivors include her children, Charles Badillo Jr. and companion Carrolyn of Kemp, Oklahoma; Cannita Badillo and companion Roger of Apache, Oklahoma; Kevin Badillo and wife Starlya of Chickasha; and Emanuel Badillo of Norman Oklahoma; grandchildren, Charles, Gayla, Kristina, Gina, Yolonda, Marie, Jennifer, Stanja, Trinity, Gayla, and Cassie; numerous great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home