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