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Elizabeth "Bettie" Collins Adams
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1857
Shelby County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1935
Shelby County
Missouri, USA

Married Charles William Adams 20 FEB 1878. Hayes Funeral Home was in charge of Bettie's arrangements.

MO d/c 34875



After a lingering illness of about two years, Mrs. C. W. Adams passed away at her home Friday, October 11th.

Betty [Bettie] Adams, daughter of Hiram and Mary Collins, was born February 25, 1857, on a farm south of Shelbina, aged 78 years, 7 months and 16 days. She united with the Christian church at Greenwood in the fall of 1878, and lived a continuous Christian life.

She was married to C. W. Adams on February 20, 1878 and went to housekeeping on a farm south of Clarence, later moved to their own farm 5 miles south of Clarence, where they remained until moving to Clarence in the fall of 1907. The remainder of her life was spent in Clarence. Mr. and Mrs. Adams moved their membership from Union church to the Clarence Christian church, after many years at Union.

They were the parents of nine children, Cassa Virginia died in infancy. She is survived by her faithful and devoted companion of 56 years and the eight children; Mrs. O. W. Robuck, Cleve, Chess, George, Mrs. Baxter Hall, all of Clarence, Carl of Columbia, Mrs. H. Dare of Kansas City and Neil of Lyons, Kansas. Eleven grandchildren, she also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Laura Garrison of Shelbina and Mrs. William Intlekofer of California, Jim Collins of Montana and Frank Collins of Wisconsin, who visited her a short time ago.

The funeral was held at the Christian church at 2:00 o'clock Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Charley Daniel of Shelbina. A large crowd was present to show respect in the passing of a prominent and a good woman. 
Family links: 
  Hiram E. Collins (1828 - 1916)
  Charles William Adams (1853 - 1952)*
  Elizabeth Collins Adams (1857 - 1935)
  Laura Belle Collins Garrison (1859 - 1938)*
  Nellie Pearl Collins Veal (1875 - 1959)*
*Calculated relationship
Shelbina Cemetery
Shelby County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 8 Lot 24 Old Shebina
Created by: Pam Witherow
Record added: Oct 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79169710
Elizabeth Bettie <i>Collins</i> Adams
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Elizabeth Bettie <i>Collins</i> Adams
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