Ida Elizabeth Badger, age 81, of Hawesville, Kentucky, died on Tuesday, November 17, 2009, due to an automobile accident.
She was born on May 26, 1928 in Missouri to the late James Ernest and Estella Faye Badger. She retired after 25 years as an art teacher for the Hancock County School System and was a member of the Owensboro Art Guild. She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Maitland Lilley and James Badger, and two sisters, Helen Evans and Ruth Ruscha.
She is survived by her son, William Rowe Elliott of San Antonio, Texas; her three daughters, Ellen Elliott and Robert Rohwer of Ellicott City, Md., Amy Riddle of Maceo, Ky., and Ida Elliott of Bowling Green, Ky; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces including Emma Faye Ruscha and Helen Ruscha, of Monett, and several nephews; and sister-in-law Dorothy Badger, of Monett.