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Jean Carroll Adams
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Birth: May 8, 1932
Polk County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 2009


Jean Carroll Adams

Jean Carroll (Griffin) Adams, 76, Adrian, MO, died Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at the Atkinson Chapel in Adrian. Burial will be in Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian. Friends may call 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, January 12 at the chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., P.O. Box 631047, Baltimore, MD 21263-1047.
Jean was born May 8, 1932 in Fairplay, MO, the daughter of Albert Harlow and Ethel Mary (Ammerman) Griffin. Ethel Mary passed away when Jean was two years old and Albert later married Flora Jones. Jean accepted Christ as her Savior at a young age and held on to the peace and strength that God gave her to enjoy the pleasant times in life and endure whatever challenges He laid before her. She graduated from Stockton High School in Stockton, MO and received her teaching certificate from Southwest Baptist College after which she taught school in a one-room schoolhouse for one year.

On May 11, 1950, Jean married Robert (Bob) Clayton Adams in Harrison, AR. To this union were born two sons and one daughter. Jean was always a homemaker, a wife and a mother. During her life, she did enjoy working away from home at times, but she knew her main purpose in life was being a loving, caring wife and nurturing mother.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters. She is survived by her husband, Bob, of the home; two sons, Robert Wayne Adams, Lee's Summit, MO and Richard Lee Adams, Garden City, MO; one daughter, Janet Carroll (Adams) Snell and her husband, Bret, Harrisonville, MO; two sisters, Mary Jones and her husband, Abner, Eldorado Springs, MO and Kay Snow, Stockton, MO; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Atkinson Funeral Home

 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Harlow Griffin (1909 - 1970)
  Mary Ethyl Ammerman Griffin (1911 - 1934)
 
 Siblings:
  Jean Carroll Adams (1932 - 2009)
  Mary May Griffin (1934 - 1934)*
  Linda Elaine Griffin (1947 - 1949)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Crescent Hill Cemetery
Adrian
Bates County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Kay Griffin Snow
Originally Created by: HSH
Record added: Jan 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32730380
Jean Carroll Adams
Added by: Kay Griffin Snow
 
Jean Carroll Adams
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I love you sis, I will miss you forever.
- Your sister, Kay
 Added: Nov. 29, 2011

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 Added: Jan. 7, 2009
 
 
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