ADAIR, RUTH CATHRYN BUCKNER age 80, of Birmingham passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2011. She was predeceased by her parents, Samantha Smith Buckner and Rupert O. Buckner and one sister, Eleanor Jeanne Buckner Glasgow. Cathryn was born in Fayette County, Alabama August 14, 1930 and moved to Birmingham during her teen years. She married her high school sweetheart, Conrad Elbert Adair on March 30, 1951. They had been married 60 years at the time of her death. They worshipped together with the Vestavia Church of Christ. Survivors in addition to her spouse include daughters; Linda Adair Kyle (Rick) and Karen Adair Stroud (Joe), her son, Douglas Conrad Adair (Nina), sister Anita Carolyn Ryan; grandchildren Amy Kyle Stapler (Scott), Emily Kyle, David Kyle (Caylen), Lucy Stroud, Jay Stroud (Jennifer), Mary Cathryn Stroud, Ens. James Adair, Andrew Adair, John Michael Adair, and Grace Adair; and great-grandchildren Eli Stapler, Caroline Stapler, Campbell Stapler and Kaylee Stroud. The family will receive visitors beginning at 12:30 P.M. Friday July 15, 2011 at Ridout's Elmwood Chapel, followed by a graveside service at 2:00 P.M. at Elmwood Cemetery. Grandsons will be serving as Pallbearers.