Virginia S. Adams

A private memorial service for Virginia S. Adams, 92, Lawrence, will be on Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Ms. Adams died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Oct. 30, 1917, in Madisonville, Ky., the daughter of Forrest and Katie Orr Stevens. She moved to Lawrence 11 years ago from Wichita.
Ms. Adams graduated from Madisonville High School. She attended Chillicothe Business College in Chillicothe, Mo. She was an office manager with Western Lithograph Company in Wichita for more than 30 years.
After her retirement, she was a missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Ecuador for two years. For more than 50 years, she was a member of Central Christian Church of Wichita, where she oversaw the nursery for many years. She was the secretary for Joyful Noise Preschool at Central Christian Church for 10 years.
Survivors include her son, David, Lawrence; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two nieces.
The family suggests memorials to North Lawrence Christian Church, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at, subject: Adams.