Pauline E. Adams, longtime Ponca City resident, died Friday Jan. 31, 1997, at the Shawn Manor Nursing Home in Ponca City. She was 91 years of age.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday Feb. 3, 1997, at the Longwood Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Heyer, associate pastor, First Christian Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel.
Born Dec. 9, 1905, In the Doggy Creek area near Ponca City, she was the daughter of John and May (Highland) Wilson.
On Aug. 4, 1924, she was united in marriage to Bethel William Adams in Newkirk. Following his death she later married Bob Edward Clapp in Cushing.
Mrs. Adams opened Pauline's Supper Club in Ponca City and operated the restaurant for over 25 years. She enjoyed her work and her customers. She was a member of the First Christian Church. She had also been active in the Garfield PTA, the Ena Club, and the Home Extension Club. She had served as president of each at one time.
Surviving are two sons, Rex Ellis Adams of Midland, Texas, and Stanley Neal Adams, of Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters, Mrs. M.J. (Oma Lee) Hughes, of Sylacauga, Ala., and Mrs. Ike (Bonnie Lee) Daniels, of Ponca City; one sister, Ellen Marie Rose, of LaMesa, Calif.; eight grandsons, Darren Nichols of Ponca City, Jay Hughes, of Houston, Texas, Nicholas Patrick Hughes, of Haysville, Ohio, Chris Adams, Rick Adams, and Rex E. Adams, all of Houston, Texas, Billy Klapper of Kansas City, Mo., and David Adams, of Muskogee; three granddaughters, Sydney Baker of Ponca City, Sherry VanHooser of Kansas City, Mo., and Tonia Isca, of Houston, Texas; 11 great-grandchildren, Ryan, Jordan, Kelsey and Haley Nichols, Derek Baker, Aaron and Haley VanHooser, Jake and Ricki KIapper, and Jessica Baker. She was preceded in death by her husbands; parents; four brothers, Allen, John, Benny, and Clifford Wilson; one sister Violet Day; and one granddaughter, Dawn Adams.