Mrs. Bessie Adams
CHAFFEE — Mrs. Bessie Adams, 80 years old, of Chaffee, died at 9:30 a.m. today, June 22, 1984, at her home.
Mrs. Adams was born at Marston Sept. 26, 1903, a daughter of Wallace and Emma Downing Campbell.
She married Elmer Adams Aug. 29, 1922. He died Jan. 20, 1972.
Mrs. Adams worked in the fitting room of Sports Specialty Shoe Co. here for many years. She was a member of Chaffee First Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son, O'Neal Adams, Chaffee; a brother, William W. Campbell, Chaffee; a sister, Mrs. Helen Hudson, San Jose, Calif.; a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter.
A son preceded her in death.
Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home here after 3 p.m. Saturday.
Service will be at Chaffee First Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Gerald Collier officiating. Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery here.
Southeast Missourian Jun 22, 1984
Elmer M Adams
1899–1972 (m. 1922)
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