Mary Ann (Craig) Booher

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BETHEL TOWNSHIP - Mary Ann (Craig) Booher, 68, formerly of Bethel Township and Panama City Beach, Fla., and more recently of Troy, Ohio, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, after a brief illness.
Born Sept. 20, 1944, in Dayton, Ohio, to Robert Lee and Mary Frances (Critzer) Craig. She leaves behind her loving husband, Lawrence Gene Booher whom she married June 8, 1962, in Covington, Ky.; two sons, Craig Lawrence Booher of Troy and Kevin Lee Booher and his wife Tammie (Elliott) Booher of Tipp City. Her grandchildren, Ashley Nicole Elliott, Devin Leigh Booher and Derrick Robert Booher; great-grandchildren, Brooke Taylor Elliott, Tristan Alec Green and Lute Angelo Green.
She was preceded in death by her son, Kent Loren Booher in 1993; her father, Robert Lee Craig in 1995; her mother, Mary Frances (Critzer) Craig in 2011; and her sister; Roberta (Robin) (Craig) Scott in 2012.
Mary Ann was awarded recognition for her 20 years as a bus driver for Bethel local schools. When they moved to Florida she drove bus for Bay County schools.
Mary Ann was very active with sports of her sons and grandchildren.
She spent many, many hours volunteering for the Miami Valley Genealogical Society and the Troy Historical Society as a patron assistant and collecting data to be used on the website of the Troy Historical Society.
Included in her research projects were the Bethel East and Raper cemetery readings and the research on families buried there. Many people all over the world can use the data researched and provided by Mary Ann. She was also involved in helping others with researching their family histories.
A public memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at Maple Hill Cemetery, South Hyatt St., Tipp City.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City, OH 45371.
Contributions may be made in loving memory of Mary Ann to the Troy Historical Society, P.O. Box 401, Troy, OH 45373.