Bernadine F. Adams, age 84, of East Peoria, passed away Wednesday April 25, 2012 at 11 p.m. at Washington Christian Village.
She was born Aug. 1, 1927 in Oraville, IL to Grover Cleveland and Bessie (Watkins) Ralph. She married Robert Adams March 22, 1947 in Graves County, Kentucky. He passed away March 1, 2001 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Grover Cleveland Ralph and Bessie Lee Watkins, six sisters: Jewel Spivey, Pearl Pierson, Opal Ralph, Ruby Hundley, Christina Highland, Alene Milanowski, and one grandson, Joshua Leroy Adams.
Survivors include one son, Robert (Angie) Adams of Peoria, one daughter, Cheri (Howard) Brooksbank of Williamsville, IL, grandchildren: Bryan K. Brooksbank and Michael L Adams, and one brother, BIll (Phylis) Ralph and one sister Helen French .
Bernadine worked at Caterpillar Tractor from 1947 -1982, last working in Accounts Payable.
She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Peoria.
Funeral services will be Monday April 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Monday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church or the Peoria Rescue Mission.
Please view Bernadine's obituary online at www.RemmertFuneralHome.com