Mary Ann Boddie

MARY ANN BODDIE, 72 ROCKFORD - Our beloved Mary Ann Boddie, 72, departed Friday, June 28, 2013. She was born January 14, 1941, in Camden, Arkansas; daughter of Garland Sims and Wedie Cain. She was a faithful usher at Bethel Baptist Church and a member of Rockford Lions Club. She retired after a diverse career. She leaves to mourn children, Troy Boddie and Tracy Jackson; soulmate, Sgt. Robert Boddie; only cherished grandson, Robert "Antwon" Boddie; sisters, Dorothy Robinson and Christine Griffin; brother, Wilma (Ernestine) Cain; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, with service at 11 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, 724 Harrison. Dr. Rev. Kerry Newburn will deliver the eulogy. Arrangements completed by Collins & Stone Funeral Home, 128 S Fifth Street.

Published in Rockford Register Star from July 4 to July 5, 2013