Adele “Granny” Bowling, 86, of Fremont, OH passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Eden Springs Assisted Living, Green Springs, OH. She was born May 12, 1932 in Lambert, MS to Curtis and Adell (Strong) Lee.
Adele married James E. Conley and he passed in 1965. She then married Percy L. Bowling and he preceded her in death in October of 1996.
Adele worked at Singer Controls for thirteen years. She was a member of First Baptist Missionary Church where she served as a Board Member for thirty-two years and as an Usher. She was also a member of Sanctuary Church for eighteen years. Adele was a Foster Parent for over 150 children and a longtime daycare provider.
Adele is survived by her children, Mary Hall and James E. (Deb) Conley both of Fremont, OH; daughter-in-law, Cynthia Conley; brother, Martin “Joe” Lee, Fremont, OH; sisters, Clover B. Liggins, Fremont, OH and Frances Jackson, Fostoria, OH; twelve grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, James E. Conley and Percy L. Bowling; son, Bishop Mark L. Conley; siblings, Frank Lee, Curtis Lee, Floyd Lee, Alice Gunn, Laura Lee and Annie Bailey.
Visitation: Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E State St., Fremont, OH
Service: Thursday, August 30, 2018; 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Missionary Church, 1697 Dickenson St., Fremont, OH with an hour of visitation prior to the service at the church.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
Memorials: First Baptist Missionary Church