Elizabeth Adams Obituary

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Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Adams

August 31, 1931 - January 19, 2014
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ELIZABETH ANN "BETTY" ADAMS, 82, died on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at home following a brief illness. Born Aug. 31, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Paulus and Ressie (Risser) Adams. Betty graduated from North Side High School in 1949. She worked at Peoples Trust Bank and its successors for 42 years, serving as head of bookkeeping and later the proof department, retiring in 1993 as Assistant Vice President. Betty was a member of Forest Park United Methodist Church where she served in many capacities including: church Treasurer, Treasurer of the United Methodist Women, member of the Clowns of the Cross, Lay Delegate to the...
ELIZABETH ANN "BETTY" ADAMS, 82, died on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at home following a brief illness. Born Aug. 31, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Paulus and Ressie (Risser) Adams. Betty graduated from North Side High School in 1949. She worked at Peoples Trust Bank and its successors for 42 years, serving as head of bookkeeping and later the proof department, retiring in 1993 as Assistant Vice President. Betty was a member of Forest Park United Methodist Church where she served in many capacities including: church Treasurer, Treasurer of the United Methodist Women, member of the Clowns of the Cross, Lay Delegate to the Annual Conference, and member of the food pantry ministry team. She also served as a board member of Day Away Adventures. Betty loved her church, her two generations of nieces and nephews, reading and cooking. She is survived by sisters, Deloris "Dee" Adams, Peggy Adams and Sandra (David) Knepple, all of Fort Wayne; brother, Phillip Adams of Fort Wayne; nieces and nephews, Mitzi Adams, Jeffrey (Laura) Adams, Andrew (Amy) Adams, Chana (Mike) French, Robin (Marty) Piercy, Melissa Holman, and Sheri Lake; as well as many great nieces and great nephews. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jay Adams. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne. Burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Roanoke. Memorials may be made to Forest Park United Methodist Church or Forest Park Food Pantry.

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"We were so sorry to learn about Betty's passing. She was one of God's good and faithful servants. Our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you." Glenda and Dean Hill (Fort Wayne, IN)

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