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Mary Booth

Friday, June 17, 2011

Mary E. Booth, 87, of Decatur, Ill., passed away at 3:45 a.m. Saturday, June 11, 2011 at McKinley Court Care Center. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Decatur, with visitation 5 - 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 16, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Malden.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or to American Cancer Society.

Mary was born April 18, 1924, in Risco, the daughter of Herman M. and Maude C. (Land) Ford. She married Edward Leland Booth on February 20, 1945, in Keego Harbor, Mich. He preceded her in death in 1998. Mary was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Catholic Parish Widow's Group and the Decatur Senior Center.

"Ed and I quilted together for approximately 13 years and together we created warm memories and warm thoughts".

Surviving are her children Cheryl Moran, Michael Booth and wife, Cindy, Debra Mills and husband, Mel, and Steven Booth, all of Decatur, Ill; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; sisters Evelyn Whitson of Bakersfield, Calif., Dollie Provance of Nashville, Tenn; and sister-in-law Irene Sittner of St. Louis.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Edward Jr., sisters Jewel Devore and Helen Taylor, and granddaughter Laura Schultz.

You were the best mom and we will love you forever - from all of your family.

Condolences may be left to the family at www.brintlingerandearl.com

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