Ada Marceline Cooley Bohannon

Ada Marceline Cooley Bohannon

Ada Marceline Cooley Bohannon, 91, of Godfrey died Saturday, July 2, 2022. 

Born Feb. 17, 1931, she was the daughter of Leonard and Marie Hines Cooley. 

She married William Bohannon on Aug. 31, 1948. He survives. 

She is also survived by two daughters, Linda (Russ) Borth of Normal and Debbie Bearley of Godfrey; two grandsons, Chris (Connie) Borth of South Carolina and Mark (Meghan) Bearley of Godfrey; four great-grandchildren, Anna, Caleb and Isaac Borth and Maddie Bearley; a sister, Venita Brafford of Herrin; a brother, Earl Ray Cooley of Dongola; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Derek Borth; brothers Deleen, Lowell, Larry, Richard and Leon Cooley; and sisters Loretta Evins and Janelle Eudy.

Marcy, as she was known by many, was a homemaker and pastor’s wife. She loved building a home with her husband Bill for 73 years, spending time with her family, decorating and working in the church.

Funeral services for Ada Marceline Bohannon will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 8, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Interment will follow in the Anna Cemetery. 

Friends can call from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour at 2 p.m. Friday, July 8, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

To visit her memorial page and to leave online condolences for the family, visit the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home website at

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

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