Frances Ada Obituary – Aug. 16, 1923 – Feb. 5, 2021


Margaret Frances Roland Ada, 97, of Henderson passed away Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 at her home. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday at Shackelford Funeral Directors East Main Chapel with Brother Ronnie Geary officiating, and burial was at Cave Springs Cemetery. The family received friends at East Main Chapel from 5-7 p.m. Sunday.
She was born in Chester County, Aug. 16, 1923, the daughter of the late Arb and Velma Murley Roland.  She attended school in Chester County and married Charles Ada, Jr. on May 17, 1941.  They moved to Indiana in 1954 and returned to Chester County in 1959. Mr. Ada preceded her in death on May 3, 2013.
She was a former member of the Home Demonstration Club.  She loved working in her flowers and yard and going to yard sales and estate sales and using her haggling and negotiating skills.  She was a member of Unity Baptist Church. Her special caretakers were her two granddaughters, Tammy and Amy.
She is survived by a son, Tommy (Donette) Ada of Homer, Ill.; one daughter, Carolyn Griffin of Finger; a daughter-in-law, Brenda Ada of Henderson; one sister, Betty Morris of Henderson; eight grandchildren, Joe Ada, Tammy Perry, Dawn Weisman, Dana Gream, Amy Anderson, Mark Griffin, Matt Griffin and Andrea Talbott; 21 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.   
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Jerry Ada; and one son-in-law, Jere Griffin.