Essie Mae <I>Modesitt</I> Adams

Essie Mae Modesitt Adams

West Virginia, USA
Death 30 Dec 2012 (aged 89)
Belpre, Washington County, Ohio, USA
Burial Coolville, Athens County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 102912568 · View Source
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Essie Mae Modesitt Adams, 89, formerly of LaGrange and Coolville, Ohio, passed away at the home of her daughter in Belpre, Ohio to be with our Gracious Lord on Dec. 30, 2012, after an extended illness.

Essie was born Nov. 26, 1923, in Meadow Brook, W.Va., to the late Wm. Homer and Armenta Modesitt. She was a gifted quilter and loved her gardens, reading and she mostly loved her family. Her love for her grandchildren was evident at all times.

Essie is survived by her children, Sharon Bailey (Ron) of Belpre, Ohio, Richard Adams (Kay) of Flemming Island, Fla., Sue Grady of Berea, Ohio, Glenna Cline (James Sr.) of Coolville, Ohio and Missy Doyle of Coolville, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Essie was preceded in death by her husband and best friend of 53 years, Julius Glenn Adams; eight brothers; and four sisters.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville, with Rev. Helen Kline officiating. Burial will be in the Coolville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.

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  • Created by: Mark
  • Added: 1 Jan 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 102912568
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Essie Mae Modesitt Adams (26 Nov 1923–30 Dec 2012), Find a Grave Memorial no. 102912568, citing Coolville Cemetery, Coolville, Athens County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Mark (contributor 47294685) .