Ada Irene Church, 92, of Palmyra, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at her home.

Ada Irene Church, 92, of Palmyra, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at her home.

Ada was born Sept. 27, 1923, in Palmyra, Mo., to Jesse James and Leona Florence Powell Wilson.

Ada married John W. Church June 7, 1941, in Palmyra, Mo. He preceded her in death Nov. 11, 2009.

She is survived by a son, James W. (Jane) Church of Palmyra; daughter, Janice L. Church of Ashland, Mo.; grandkids, Cindy (Ralph) Griesbaum, Greg (Karla) Church, Jeff Ellingsworth and Renee Ellingsworth; great-grandkids, Lacey (Nathan) Miller, Jeremy (Amanda) Griesbaum, Cassidy Church, Brennan Church and Adalynn Ellingsworth; great-great grandkids, Reed Miller, Natalie Miller, and Jeremy and Amanda's expected child.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Belle Yapel.

Ada was a farm wife and later worked at Teel's True Value Hardware store in Palmyra. Ada enjoyed gardening and played piano and organ by ear, and she and John loved to go dancing. She was a talented quilter and had made a quilt for all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She especially loved family get-togethers. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in West Ely, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra. Rev. Kenneth Schamber will officiate. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Palmyra, Mo.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, West Ely, Mo.

Casket bearers are Greg Church, Jeff Ellingsworth, Jeremy Griesbaum, Ralph Griesbaum, Nathan Miller, Brennan Church and Nik Yager. Honorary bearers are her grandkids, great-grandkids and great-great-grandkids.

Online condolences may be made at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.