|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1899|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 2006|
Minnie Dovie Adams, 106, of Amarillo died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors Bell Avenue Chapel, 5400 S. Bell St., with Dr. Hal Rogers, pastor of Pleasant Valley Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be in the North Section, Prairie Hill Cemetery in Duke, Okla.
Mrs. Adams was born Jan. 25, 1899, in Denton County to William Eugene Chadwick and Francis Elizabeth Chadwick. She was a longtime member of the Eastern Star and Baptist Church. She played the handbells in the choir at Elizabeth Jane Bivins Home, where she has been a resident since 1994. She loved children and enjoyed life. Minnie married William "Bill" Madison Adams on June 6, 1920. They moved to Portland, Ore., where Minnie worked with diabetic patients. During World War II, she worked in a shipyard in California welding double hulled ships and since became known as "Rosie the Riveter."
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on Dec. 29, 1971; and three brothers, Willis Chadwick and wife, Clarice, Joe Chadwick and wife, Eula, and Wayne Chadwick and wife, Ann.
Survivors include a sister, Estelline Griffith and husband, Nolan, of Loveland, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials be to the Elizabeth Jane Bivins Home, 3115 Tee Anchor Blvd., Amarillo, TX 79104.
Amarillo Globe-News, Jan. 22, 2006
William Madison "Bill" Adams (1896 - 1971)*
Prairie Hill Cemetery
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jan 22, 2006
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