May 26, 1922 - September 22, 2014
Mary Belle (Williams) Bohannon was born to William and Laura (Watson) Williams on May 26, 1922 in Richland, Missouri. Mary departed this life at Life Care Center of Waynesville on September 22, 2014 at the age of 92. Mary grew up in the Richland area and was a graduate of Richland High School. On Christmas Day, 1943, Mary married her high school sweetheart, Edward Lee Bohannon. They shared over 67 years of marriage together and were blessed with one son, David Lynn Bohannon in 1947. Immediately after Ed and Mary’s wedding ceremony, Ed departed for Northern France where he served in the United States Army. Mary stayed at home in the states until Ed returned home in January 1946. Before their marriage, Mary and Ed worked together in the Bohannon family dairy where Ed drove the truck and Mary did the accounting along with Ed’s brother Lloyd who delivered milk in the city of Richland. They continued working together after their marriage in the family business and also purchased a farm where they raised both cattle and turkeys. In October 1957, Mary and Ed were both baptized in the First Christian Church and Mary served on many different committees and supported the church in many other ways. She was always willing to help others in their time of need. In her spare time, Mary enjoyed being outdoors working in her garden. She also enjoyed cooking, quilting and sewing. She loved animals and especially her Bishcon Frise companion, Dandy. She loved him immensely and enjoyed grooming and taking care of him. Mary was a loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed by all those that knew and loved her. She is survived by son David Bohannon and several other family members. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, William and Laura Williams; husband Ed Bohannon and one brother Billy. Graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 25, 2014, in the Oaklawn Cemetery of Richland with Rev. Pryor Ray Prewett officiating. According to Ed and Mary’s wishes, they’ll be interred together. Services were under the direction of Memorial Chapel of Richland. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mary Belle Bohannon & may be left at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mary Bohannon to the Pulaski County Animal Shelter and may be left at the funeral home.
Mary Belle (Williams) Bohannon was born to William and Laura (Watson) Williams on May 26, 1922 in Richland, Missouri. Mary departed this life at Life Care Center of Waynesville on September 22, 2014 at the age of 92. Mary grew up in the Richland... View Obituary & Service Information
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