Mary Ellen Usrey Bohannon
Posted By Sparta Live | December 9, 2004 12:00 am
Mary Ellen Usrey Bohannon, 83, of Sparta, passed away Dec. 2, 2004.
Bohannon was born Aug. 27, 1921, in Kentucky, to J.D. Brown and Flora Bailey Brown.
She had been a shirt factory worker.
Bohannon was preceded in death by her parents; three husbands, Charlie Lee Cloyd, Howard Usrey, Luchus Franklin Bohannon; two daughters, Helen Usrey, Anna Ruth Cloyd; one son, Harold Thomas Usrey; one brother, Less Brown; and granddaughter, Michelle Sherrel.
Survivors include five daughters, Myrtle Caldwell, of Smithville, Rosie Lee Skiba, of Florida, Barbara Goodwin, of Sparta, Mary Lynch, of Sparta, Sue Grindstaff, of Alabama; five sons, John Cloyd, Charlie Cloyd, both of Sparta, Erbie Usrey, of Mississippi, Charles Usrey, Jim Usrey, both of Sparta; step children, John Bohannon, Mark Bohannon, both of Massachusetts, Paul Bohannon, of Sparta; two sisters, Judy Yates, of Florida, Edith Barker, of Ohio; one brother, Keith Brown, of Ohio; 37 grandchildren; and several great and great-great grandchildren.
Services were at 2 p.m., Dec. 5, 2004, at Findlay Church of Christ with burial in Old Zion Cemetery. Bro. Dwight Fuqua and Bro. Randy White officiated.
Thurman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.