Beulah Carolyn Hinton, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013 in a local hospital. She was formerly employed by Dupont. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Chester and Annie Bell Williams; grandparents, Hudan and Sally Henderson; brothers, John Smith, Wiley Williams, and Thomas Williams; sister, Daisy Lucille Dossett.Survivors include her devoted husband of 53 years, Elbert Lamar Hinton; son, Michael Lamar Hinton of Holly Hill, Fla.; grandchildren, Bryan Hinton and Zitavian Edwards; brothers, James (Patricia) Williams, of Chattanooga and Joseph (Lawanda) Williams, of Dalton, Ga.; sisters, Sally Williams, of Chattanooga, Bessie Williams, and Edith Rice, both of Beaumont, TX; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; lifelong family and friends.The body will lie-in-state today after 1:30 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 9, at 3 p.m. with the funeral to follow at 4 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Robert Freeman as the eulogist. Burial: Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.