|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1929|
|Death: ||Jun. 29, 2010|
Virginia Verdelle (Lang) "Jeri" Adams, 80, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at her residence. Virginia was born August 16, 1929 in Hendricks, Minnesota to John Tom & Nora Lillian (Selleck) Lang.
In 1944, she moved to Sioux City, Iowa where she graduated from high school. On August 28, 1948, she married Clarence "Curly" Adams at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ponca, Nebraska. He preceded her in death on November 12, 2008. Together they raised three children. Virginia was an active business partner with her husband of the Tea Pot Dome Tavern in Pierce, Nebraska for several years before moving to Grand Island, Nebraska for her husband's job. While living in Grand Island, Virginia worked as a cashier at Skagway for several years then working at the Senior High School in the cafeteria program.
She was involved in Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and 4-H programs with her children. She was awarded "Mother of the Year" for Nebraska in 1969. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and sporting events that her children and grandchildren participated in. She and her husband moved to Hastings in 2000 where they both lived at home until their deaths.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clarence Adams; infant daughter, MaryAnn Elizabeth Adams; brothers, Ira Lang, Howard Lang, Vernon Lang, Virgil Lang, Vinal Lang, and Roy Lang; sisters, Faye Martinez, Lola Pickens, and Mary B. Adams; and grandson, Joseph P. Clark.
Survivors are: Son: Rodney E. Adams – MO; Daughters & Spouses: LeEtta & Tom Sherlock – Dakota City, NE; Madjil & James Clark – Hastings, NE; Grandchildren & Spouse: Anthony & Danielle Clark; Daniel T. Clark; Patricia A. Schopp;
Cynthia A. Schopp; Ginny M. Clark; Clyde A. Clark; Great-Grandchildren: Trey K. Clark; Logan A. Clark; Leighton Clark; Sisters & Spouse: Donna Tanner – Minneapolis, MN; Myrtle & Henry Schutte – Sioux City, IA and a host of friends and relatives.
Clarence A. Adams (1927 - 2008)
Plot: Block U, Lot 50, Grave 4
Created by: CPR
Record added: Jul 07, 2010
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