Lila M. Borham

May 21, 1932 ‒ April 11, 2004

Delaware, Ohio

Lila M. Borham, age 71 of Delaware, formerly of Ashley, died at home early Sunday morning, April 11, 2004.

She was born on May 21, 1932 in Delaware to the late Howard N. and Betty E. (Clark) Parker. Lila attended Willis High School and had been an Ashley resident for 43 years, returning to Delaware in 2002. She was a homemaker and mother of 10 children. A member of Ashley Wesleyan Church, she treasured her family, especially her grandchildren, and enjoyed flower gardening.

Survived by her children, their spouses and companions; Carol Ann Duncan and Scott of Ashley, Loretta Mae (Daniel) Bailey of Hobe Sound, FL, Barbara Jean Borham and Jeff of Waldo, Lynn (Roger) Sparks of Marengo, John (Beth) Borham of Orrville, Michael Borham and Bev of Delaware, Brian (Drenda) Borham of Delaware, Emma Borham and Gary of Delaware, 17 Grandchildren, 18 Great-grandchildren, Sisters: Mary Hobil of Ashley, Betty Ott of Mt. Vernon, Wanda Parker of Mt. Vernon, Brothers: Bud (Marcella) Parker of Marion, IN, Pat Parker of Delaware, Jerry (Lori) Parker of Delaware, and Bucky Parker of Mt. Vernon.

Preceded in death by her parents, husband of 46 years: Charles E. Borham on Aug. 26, 1990, Sons: Charles Jr. in 2003 and Joe Borham in 1959, and Grandson: Tony Sparks in 2002.

Friends may call Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St. (SR 36), Delaware. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday 11:00 a.m., at Fairview Memorial Park, US 23 South of Delaware, with Rev. Norman E. Rice officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

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