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Mary Beatrice "Bea" Farley Adams
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1916
Milan
Sullivan County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 2009
Richmond
Ray County
Missouri, USA

Mary Beatrice "Bea" Adams, 92, of Lawson MO passed away Saturday September 12, 2009 at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond MO.

Born October 7, 1916 in Milan, MO she was the daughter of James Franklin and Carrie Muriel (Sears) Farley. On August 14, 1940 in Milan, she was married to Harlan Adams who preceded her in death February 2, 1968. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Nancy Hughes on May 11, 2005.

Surviving are one daughter, Kitty Stewart of Excelsior Springs MO; 3 grandchildren, Leona Ingerson of Polo MO, Matthew Hughes of Hamilton MO and Jennifer Darrow of Rayville MO; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Edward Farley of Independence MO and James Farley of Springfield MA; 3 sisters, Maxine Jones of Camdenton MO, Vianna Steen of Independence MO and Judy Frock of Independence MO and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Adams attended rural schools in the Milan community. Following her marriage she worked as a custodian and cook for public schools in various communities. She and her husband resided in Kirksville MO for 16 years and then in Alexandria and Kahoka MO for several years before moving to Lawson MO in 1981. Bea was a member of the Lawson United Methodist Church where she often served as communion steward. She enjoyed flowers, sewing and making quilts.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday September 16 2009 at 10am at Polley Funeral Home in Lawson. Burial will take place Wednesday at 2:30pm at Highland Park Cemetery in Kirksville MO. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Polley Funeral Home, 816-580-7704. Online condolences may be left at www.polleyfuneralhome.com 
 
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 Parents:
  James Franklin Farley (1891 - 1974)
  Muriel Carrie Sears Farley (1894 - 1927)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Beatrice Farley Adams (1916 - 2009)
  Anna Maxine Fairley Jones (1921 - 2014)*
  Edward L. Farley (1931 - 2011)**
  Vianna Steen (1938 - 2010)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Highland Park Cemetery
Kirksville
Adair County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Deb
Record added: Sep 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41921482
Mary Beatrice Bea <i>Farley</i> Adams
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