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Josephine Matchites Adams
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1929
Death: Apr. 22, 2011

Josephine Adams
BENTON -- Josephine Adams, 82, died at 9:25 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2011, in Helia Healthcare of Benton.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2011, in Masonic and Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton, with the Rev. Donnie Colson officiating. Those attending the services are requested to meet at the cemetery.

She was born Feb. 9, 1929, in Buckner, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (McMahan) Matchites.

She was married to Bill Adams, and he preceded her in death.

Mrs. Adams is survived by a daughter-in-law, Lenita Adams of Benton; granddaughter, Rebecca Franklin and husband, Gale, of Creal Springs; great-granddaughter, Nicole Franklin; sister, Agnes Earns of Davison, Mich.; and good friends, Cindy McClerren, Peggy Erwin and the Smith family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Billy Adams; and brother, Edward Erwin Matchites.

Morton and Johnston Funeral Home in Benton is in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Southern Illinoisan on April 25, 2011

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  Billy E Adams (1926 - 1974)*
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Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery
Franklin County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Apr 24, 2011
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