Dorothy “Dottie” Wray Adamson

December 23, 1928 – February 7, 2022 

Dorothy “Dottie” Wray Adamson died at 12:06 a.m. Monday, February 7, 2022, at I. U. Hospice House, Bloomington.

Born December 23, 1928, in Bedford, Indiana, she was the daughter of Lela (Speer) and Dillen Wray. She was married to Robert H. Adamson, and he preceded her in death.  She graduated from Bedford High School, Class of 1947.

In addition to being a homemaker and raising four daughters, Dottie worked for several years at the Lawrence County Auditor’s Office. She was a member of the Central Church of Christ. She resided at Johnson Christian Village for the last five years of her life. She loved spending time with her daughters, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Dottie was a whiz at Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune.
Survivors include her three daughters, Cassandra Gould, Greenwood; Susan (Jim) Silver, Ft. Wayne; and Evalyn Walton, Mitchell; son-in-law, Rick Robbins, Leesburg, FL; seven grandchildren, Carrie (Brandon) Davidson, Matthew (Ashley) Gould, Megan Robbins, Bryana (Telly) Glass, Daniel (Kristi) Walton, Hannah (Jarrod) Pickel and Benjamin Silver; eight great-grandsons; five great-granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one brother, Sanford Wray; four sisters, Evalou Porter, Evalyn McCoy, Callie Southern, and June Childers; one daughter, Deborah Robbins; and two sons-in-law, Mike Gould and David Walton.

A private funeral service will be held at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford for the immediate family. Brother Rick Leach will officiate. The entombment will be in Cresthaven Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Dottie’s memory to IU Hospice House, Bloomington, or Johnson Christian Village, Bedford.

Services for Dorothy have been entrusted to the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral
Homes in Bedford.

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