Bernadine Bohannon 1923-2015


Bernadine B. Bohannon, 91, Holton, died Friday, May 22, 2015, at Holton Community Hospital.

She was born July 13, 1923, in Goff, the daughter of William C. and Ola A. Burget Driscoll. She graduated from Wetmore High School in 1941. She had lived many years in Holton and had pre­viously lived in the Wetmore, Goff and Pleasant Grove communities.

Mrs. Bohannon was a home­maker and had also owned and op­erated Bohannon Mobil Service Station and Car Wash with her husband for 35 years.

She was a member of Holton VFW Auxiliary and an active member of First Baptist Church in Holton since 1956.

She married William Harold Bo­hannon on Oct. 18, 1941, in Holton. He died July 10, 1995. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Ford; a twin brother, Burton B. Driscoll; a brother, Wil­liam Junior Driscoll; a grandson, Dwight Christian Fisher; and a great-granddaughter, Carissa Denise Holliday.

Survivors include three sons, William Harold Bohannon Jr. and wife Sharon, Holton, Donald Eugene Bohannon Sr. and wife Carolyn, Lyndon, and Gregory D. Bohannon and wife Marty, Ottawa; a daughter, Linda M. Fisher and husband Paul, Hoyt; two sisters, Ruth Watkins, Larkinburg, and June Brown, Owasso, Okla.; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchil­dren; and eight great-great-grand­children.     

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at Mercer Fu­neral Home in Holton. Burial fol­lowed in Holton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holton Community Hos­pital or Topeka Rescue Mission, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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