|Birth: ||Jan. 6, 1874|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 1959|
Last Name: Adams
First Name: Mabel
Middle Name/Initial: C.
Date of Death: 10/30/1959
Birth Date: 01/06/1874
Obituary Source: Daily Times News
Source Information: October 31, 1959; Page 2, Column 5.
Mrs. Mabel C. Adams died October 30, 1959, at the Schnepp Convalescent Home in St. Louis, where she had been a guest since the first of the year.
She was born January 6, 1874, in Reading, Michigan, to Samuel N. and Elmira Kinsey Curtiss. Mrs. Adams spent a great part of her life as a public school teacher and at one time as a critic teacher in what is now Central Michigan University.
In 1909 she was married to Oliver Holt Adams. They lived in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan seven years before moving to the Adams Homestead farm one mile north of Shepherd. Her husband preceded her in death in 1946.
She was always active in civic affairs and an inspiration to many a young person for further education. She was a charter member and past president of the Mt. Pleasant Women's Club. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, although active in the Reading and Shepherd Methodist churches.
She is survived by one sister, Miss Blanch Curtiss of Reading, two daughters, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Manley of Flint, and Mrs. Janette C. Gray of Shepherd, one son, Robert E. Adams of Shepherd, and three grandchildren, Rebecca Sue, Mark and Jack Adams.
Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:30 at the Garber Funeral Home in Shepherd, with Rev. Lloyd VanLente officiating. Interment was made in Riverside Mausoleum, Mt. Pleasant.
source: Mabel Wonch Eschenweck scrapbook
Oliver Holt Adams (1860 - 1946)*
Plot: MAUSOLEUM, A-7,SPOTID10880
Created by: Gravehound Club
Record added: Jun 30, 2011
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