Obituary: Joan L. Adams

July 18, 1932 – November 17, 2023

Joan L. Adams, 91, of Bedford, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2023, at White River Lodge.

Born July 18, 1932, in Trinity Springs, IN, she was the daughter of Gladys and Hazel Doll (Roberts) Lewis. She married Vernie Adams on July 22, 1950, and he preceded her in death on June 5, 2023. She retired as a school secretary and was a member of the First Church of God in Bedford.

Survivors include three sons, Vern (Susan) Adams of Elizabeth, CO, Steve (Cathy) Adams of Edmond, OK, and Mike (Giselle) Adams, of Pleasanton, CA; six grandchildren, Vernon (Katherine) Adams, of Westminster, CO, Becka Adams, of Los Angeles, CA, Ryan Adams and Emily Adams, of Edmond, OK, Gavin Adams and Morgan Adams, of Pleasanton, CA; one brother, Jim (Helen) Lewis, of Mitchell; one sister, Carolyn (Jim) Buttz, of Bedford; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter, Linda Sue Adams; three brothers, Bob, Bill, and Paul Gene Lewis.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1st, at the First Church of God in Bedford.

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