Ada Costellia

Saturday, May 7, 2005

MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Ada F. Costellia, 94, of Benton, Ky., died Friday, May 6, 2005, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky.

She was born July 5, 1910, in Salem, Ky., daughter of Arthur and Ila Dickerson Mercer.

Costellia moved to Mound City in 1927.

Survivors include two daughters, Wilma Thomas of Benton, Patricia Crysler of Fort Meyers, Fla.; a son, Lee Costellia of Lake St. Louis, Mo.; a friend, Leroy Daily; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, two brothers, a sister and infant twin grandchildren.

Friends may call at Barkett Funeral Home in Mound City from 10 a.m. until service time Sunday.

The funeral will be at noon Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Patsy Lefevre officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill.