Mary “Louise” Bunnage, 86, of Albion

Mary “Louise” Bunnage, 86, of Albion, IL died Monday May 31, 2021, at her home in Albion. 

She was born May 20, 1935, to Cecil and Naomi (Chaney) Headlee, in Fairfield, IL. Louise married Ralph Bassett on June 14, 1952, and he preceded her death on January 7, 1978. She married Delbert Bunnage on February 23, 1979, and he preceded her in death on March 26, 2020.

Louise worked at Rest Haven Manor Nursing home in Albion for more than 40 years. She was a very loving and caring person. Louise and her husband, Delbert, owned and operated the Albion Coin Laundry. She helped to manage Stewart’s Grocery Store for a short time. Louise loved to read and travel with her husband to Branson, MO. She was a very good cook, known for her dressing.

Louise was the oldest member of the Albion Fee Methodist Church in Albion, IL

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents Cecil and Naomi Headlee, brothers; Floyd Headlee, Lloyd Headlee, William C. Headlee, Wayne T. Headlee, sisters; Mildred Headlee, Imogene Mayberry and Lois Patridge

Louise is survived by her stepdaughters; Debbie (John) Garrett, Douglasville, GA, Shirley (Tom) Walters, Fairfield, IL., grandchildren; Kip (Lori) Walters, Kirk (Lacy) Walters, Kyle (Libby) Garrett, greatgrandchildren; Rylyn Walters, Irelan Walters, Anna Quinn Walters, Bryson Garrett and special niece Judy Keen, South Beloit, Illinois.

Memorials can be made to the Albion Free Methodist Church. 

Visitation: Friday, June 4, 2021, Noon to 2:00 pm at Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home, Albion, IL.

Service: Friday, June 4, 2021, 2:00 pm, Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home, Albion, IL.

Internment: Graceland Cemetery, Albion, IL

Clergy: Pastor Neal Hartzell

Ingram Meridith Funeral Home, Albion, IL.