Evansville — Ada Luella Hoover, 98, of Evansville, Indiana passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020 at Heritage Center in Evansville, Indiana.

Ada was born on Jan. 18, 1922 in Tell City, Indiana to the late Ferdinand and Mary (Cronin) Lamar.

She graduated from Tell City High School. Ada owned and operated a hair salon in Tell City for many years. She was an excellent gardener, loved to cook, do ceramics, needle work, and paint. She was a member of Hemenway Memorial Presbyterian Church in Boonville, Indiana. She was also a member of Tri Kappa.

She is preceded in death by her parents, 1st husband, Edwin Hufnagel; 2nd husband, Dr. Peter Bowen Hoover; siblings, Victor (Wanda) Lamar, Irvin (Francis) Lamar, Almarine (Ellery) Moseby, Wallace (Lenora) Lamar, Allen (Mary) Lamar, Halleck (Beth) Lamar, Loren Lamar, Trusten (Mildred) Lamar.

Ada is survived by her children, Michael J. Hufnagel and his wife, Suzanne of Memphis, TN; Kenneth A. Hufnagel and his wife, Marilyn of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Christopher Sims of Evansville, IN; Brent Hufnagel and his wife, Donna of Washington, DC; Lisa Thomas and her husband, Jay of Memphis, TN; Sean Hufnagel and his wife, Sarah of Birmingham, AL; great-grandchildren, Leslie Beck, Kathryn Beck, Brandon, Beck, Whitney Hufnagel, Hailey Hufnagel, Elle Hufnagel; sister, Jane Baker of Phoenix, AZ; several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Boonville, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tri Kappa.

Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at www.Koeh


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