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Mary Jean Kent Adams
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1922
Anderson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 2006
Polk County
Missouri, USA

Mary Jean Adams, 83, of Bolivar died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar after a short illness.

She was born Dec. 31, 1922, in Garnett, Kan., the daughter of Homer Curtis and Ruby Visalia Wilson Kent.

She was a homemaker, but also had worked beside her husband as a bookkeeper and part owner in Adams Oil and Tire Company in Bolivar for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Bolivar, and was a member of the Citizens Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, donating much of her time there.

She is survived by her son, Curtis Adams of Fulton; a daughter, Leah Irvin and her husband, Monty, of Tulsa, Okla.; three brothers, Charles Kent of Joplin, Jim Kent of Hoyt, Kan., Jerry Kent of Garnett, Kan.; three sisters, Roannah McDonald of Garnett, Kan., Helen of Washington State, Nina Brown of Waverly, Kan.; three grandchildren, Jace Adams and Rheagan Perkins and Adam Irvin; and two great-grandchildren; Sawyer Adams and Brodie Adams.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jay J. Adams in 1985; her parents; two brothers and two sisters.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Harold Hendrickson officiating. The family suggests contributions to the Citizens Memorial Hospital Auxiliary or the United Methodist Church Building Fund, in care of Butler Funeral Home, 407 E. Broadway St., Bolivar MO. 65613. Friends may sign the guest book or send private condolences at 
Family links: 
  Homer Curtis Kent (1891 - 1969)
  Ruby Visalia Wilson Kent (1893 - 1977)
  Jay Junior Adams (1924 - 1985)*
  Homer Wilson Kent (1915 - 1998)*
  Roannah Kent McDonald (1918 - 2012)*
  Ruth Eleanor Kent Brown (1919 - 2006)*
  Mary Jean Kent Adams (1922 - 2006)
  Nina L Kent Brown (1925 - 2013)*
  Bonnie Mae Kent (1926 - 1926)*
  M Jerry Kent (1928 - 2008)*
  George T. Kent (1932 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Polk County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Larry Boyd
Record added: Oct 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16202773
Mary Jean <i>Kent</i> Adams
Added by: Jan Breshears Thomas
Mary Jean <i>Kent</i> Adams
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Added by: Jan Breshears Thomas
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- Kris Burns, UK
 Added: Aug. 19, 2009
In memory....
- Silent Spirits
 Added: Apr. 27, 2007
Rest in peace in God's loving arms. God bless and comfort the loved ones you left behind.
- Helen Bair
 Added: Jan. 25, 2007

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