MARTHA ADAMS Obituary

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MARTHA Z ADAMS

January 14, 1912 - May 30, 2011
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Martha Zell Adams was born January 14, 1912, to A.W. Mauldin and Mattie Lou (Eunice) Mauldin in Tifton, Georgia. She died peacefully May 30, 2011, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Zell had five brothers and was the fifth of six children. She completed high school in Abbeville, Alabama. Zell married Mallie C. Adams on December 4, 1932. Following their honeymoon in Cuba, they established their home in the Panama Canal Zone where their daughter Carroll was born. During World War II, Zell worked for the U.S. Censorship Department in the Canal Zone. She was active in Eastern Star Orchid Chapter No. 1 and had received her fifty-year pin. ...
Martha Zell Adams was born January 14, 1912, to A.W. Mauldin and Mattie Lou (Eunice) Mauldin in Tifton, Georgia. She died peacefully May 30, 2011, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Zell had five brothers and was the fifth of six children. She completed high school in Abbeville, Alabama.

Zell married Mallie C. Adams on December 4, 1932. Following their honeymoon in Cuba, they established their home in the Panama Canal Zone where their daughter Carroll was born. During World War II, Zell worked for the U.S. Censorship Department in the Canal Zone. She was active in Eastern Star Orchid Chapter No. 1 and had received her fifty-year pin.

Upon Mallie's retirement from the Defense Department, they returned to the United States and settled in Orlando, Florida, where Zell worked as a decorator for J.C. Penney before retiring. Zell was active in the Orlando United Methodist Church and the National Federation of Republican Women. After her husband's death she traveled extensively until moving to Tulsa in 2003.

She is survived by her daughter, Carroll Werling and husband Warren, Tulsa, Oklahoma; four granddaughters: Sandra Orvis Enterline and husband Bob, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Terri Orvis, Fairfax, Virginia, Jenni Orvis Roswurm and her husband Scot of Goldsby, Oklahoma; and Kathi Orvis Morrison, Lithia Florida. She is also survived by twelve great -grandchildren, nine boys and three girls.

Visitation was be held June 2, at Floral Haven Funeral Home in Tulsa Oklahoma. Interment will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Gotha, Florida. Saturday, June 4th at 3:00 pm.

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