Lois E. Adams, age 87, died Friday afternoon, March 15, 2013, at the Via Christi St. Francis Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas.
She was born September 26, 1925, at Pawhuska, Oklahoma, the daughter of Frank and Laura (Heath) Duncan. She received her high school education at Prescott, Arizona, graduating from Prescott High School. She later attended Business College in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. After her education, she worked as a secretary for the Boeing Aircraft Company, Wichita; the Meade School District; and for Dave Wilson.
On December 24, 1959, she married Harry Dean Adams in Miami, Oklahoma. After their marriage, the couple moved to Meade, Kansas, in 1960. From 1975-1982, she and her husband, Dean owned and operated Adams Agri-Center in Meade.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church; United Methodist Women, serving as treasurer; and the Maia Club, all of Meade.
She is survived by:
Her husband, Dean Adams of Meade, Kansas
A son, Chris Coe and wife Jackie of Castleton, Kansas
A daughter, Kathie Brown and husband Mike of Meade, Kansas
A brother, J.W. Duncan of Lake Jackson, Texas
5 grandchildren Tony Brown and wife Marilyn, Aaron Brown, Monica Ross and husband Chip,
Jennifer Coe, and Lauri Ericson and husband Tom
3 great-grandchildren Wyatt Brown, Whitney Brown, and Trey Ericson
She is preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Joe F. Duncan; and a sister, Elsie King.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the United Methodist Church, Meade, with the Reverend Susan Greene presiding. Private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
The family would welcome memorials to the United Methodist Church or the Meade District Hospital in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com