ADA - Sadie Mae Lyons, 80 died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 at 6:29 p.m., at Lima Manor. She was born Dec. 13, 1932, in DeGraff, to the late Jesse and Marie (Jones) Conner. On Sept. 9, 1968, she married Frank T. Lyons and he died February 17, 2009.
Sadie was a homemaker and had previously been a foster mother for many years, helping many children. She previously owned an antique store in Ada called Lyon's Antiques with her husband Frank. She and her husband enjoyed traveling to Holmes County and playing cards. Sadie dearly loved the Lord.
Surviving are two sons, Ronald Dearwester, of Bellefontaine, and Donald Dearwester, of Alexandria, Va.; two daughters, Debra (Lowell) Bowers, of Lakeview, and Denise (Rick) Hess, of Talledaga, Ala.; two stepsons, Ronald (Sue) Lyons, Sr. and Thomas (Chris) Lyons, both of Lima; five stepdaughters, Frances (Steve) Whetstone, of St. Marys, Carole Martin, of Lima, Kathy (Bill) Watkins, of McGuffey, Barbara Taylor and Christina (Randy) Taylor, both of Lima; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; 14 stepgrandchildren; and 18 stepgreat-grandchildren. Sadie is also survived by her special friends; Mike and Janelle Blackburn, of Ada. She was preceded in death by a stepson, Michael Lyons; stepdaughter, Cynthia Lyons; two stepgranddaughters, Connie Rinaldi and Teresa Gline.
A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, with Pastor Dan Campbell officiating. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 4, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, and until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.hansonneely.com.