|Birth: ||Jan. 8, 1930|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 2008|
CHILLICOTHE, IL - Laverne Neal Adams, age 78, of Chillicothe, Ill., passed away on Monday, July 21, 2008, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on Jan. 8, 1930, in Chillicothe, Ill., the son of Arthur and Emma Adams. He married Joanne Ramos on Jan. 13, 1951, in Chillicothe, Ill.
Surviving are his wife, Joanne; his sons, Ricardo Adams of Chillicothe, Ill., Roderick (Patsy) Adams of Edgerton, Wis., and Marshall (Toni) Adams of Chillicothe, Ill.; a daughter, Julia Johnson of Chillicothe, Ill.; grandchildren, Matt (Jamie) Adams of Madison, Wis., and Brook (Donnie) Spaith of Waunakee, Wis.; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Tyler, Trey, Morgan, Maya and Jordan; a sister, Zoe (Robert) Williams of Rome, Ill.; and a brother, Gordan (Elis) Adams of Peoria, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Archie; and three sisters, Faye, Helen and Letha Maye.
He was employed by Murison Label in Peoria for 23 years and later for Edward Hines in Peoria.
He had a passion for flying and took private flying lessons at Mount Hawley Airport. He was an avid reader and loved his extensive book collection. He also enjoyed photography. He was a devoted family man and will be deeply missed.
He was a member of St. Edward's Catholic Church in Chillicothe, where he enjoyed his time as a choir member.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 25, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Chillicothe, Ill. Father Moses will officiate. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe, with recitation of the rosary following. Burial will be in the Chillicothe City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Edward's Catholic Church.
Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 7/23/2008
Arthur Neal Adams (1895 - 1972)
Ora James Adams (1919 - 1919)*
Laverne Neal Adams (1930 - 2008)
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