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Obituaries

Obituaries

Patricia "Tish" Adams 1954 - 2007 Lenexa

Overland Park - A celebration of life for Patricia "Tish" Adams, 52, Lenexa, will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Overland Park Church of the Nazarene.Mrs. Adams died Wednesday, May 2, 2007, of cancer at her home. She was born Dec. 5, 1954, in Garden City, the daughter of Forrest and Frances Burke. She attended Topeka High School. Mrs. Adams was a stained glass artist and store owner in Lawrence. She also worked at Kimberly Quality Care, Sprint and most recently at Yellow Roadway.Survivors include her husband, James A. Adams; a son, Orion and wife Julie VonOntjes; two daughters, Devon Frances and husband Shaun Smith, and Brittany Lind and husband Steven West; her mother, Frances Burke; two brothers, James and Ric Burke; a sister, Kathy Cone; three grandchildren, Anni Frances Smith, Luci May Smith and Kendal Lind Adams; and nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her father, Forrest Burke; and two brothers, Howard and Robert Burke. The family will meet with friends from 1 p.m. until services Tuesday at the church.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.Penwell-Gabel Olathe Chapel is in charge of arrangements.Online condolences can be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.