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Obituaries

Obituaries

Hilda Fern Adams 1921 - 2008 Lawrence

Funeral services for Hilda Fern Adams, 86, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Adams died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Aug. 3, 1921, in Max Creek, Mo., the daughter of Leslie and Della Coffey. She was a resident of Lawrence for 47 years.Mrs. Adams worked for Sears in retail. She was a member of Elm Grove Baptist Church.She married Leroy Adams on April 20, 1949, in Fort Scott. He died Feb. 16, 2007. Mrs. Adams also was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Ann Smith; three brothers, Donald, Dwight and Dale; and two sisters, Freda and Jean.Survivors include a daughter, Connie Mock, Springfield, Mo.; and two grandsons, Dustin Smith and Devon DeShazo. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials in her name to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Adams.