Amy Rose <I>Dorathy</I> Adams

Amy Rose Dorathy Adams

Birth
Portland, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
Death 28 Jan 1961 (aged 85)
Prophetstown, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
Burial Prophetstown, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 29904657 · View Source
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AMY ROSE (Dorathy) ADAMS

Burns Prove Fatal To Resident Of Prophetstown; Rites Are Held Monday

Prophetstown: - Funeral services were conducted this afternoon, Jan. 31, 1961 in the Gardner Funeral Home in Prophetstown for Mrs. Amy Adams, 85, who died at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Morrison Community Hospital.

Mrs. Adams was critically burned in an accident in her home in Prophetstown at 10 a.m. Saturday. Her clothing was accidentally ignited as she was lighting the oil stove in her kitchen, causing third degree burns over most of her body. She was able to get to the telephone and summon aid before she collapsed. She was taken to the Morrison Community Hospital in the Gardner ambulance.

Whiteside County Coroner John Ardapple conducted an inquest at the Gardner Funeral Home Saturday evening. The verdict was death due to third degree burns and shock. The Rev. Lawrence Anderson, pastor of the First Lutheran Church of Prophetstown, officiated at the funeral services and burial was in the Riverside Cemetery.

Mrs.Lyle Dingman served as organist for the services. Pallbearers were Myron Hill, Leamon Hill, Arlyn Dorathy, Robert Dorathy, Ernest Waldbusser and Fred Dorathy.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Frankenfield, Herb Doering and Mrs. Lottie David were in charge of the flowers.

Amy Rose Dorathy was born in Portland Township, near Prophetstown on Jan. 29, 1875; the daughter of Morris and Lydia Besse Dorathy. She was married to Herbert Adams of Prophetstown and spent her entire lifetime in the Prophetstown area.

Survivors are two brothers, John and Jay Dorathy, and one sister, Mrs. Jessie Hill, all of Prophetstown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one brother and two sisters.


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  • Created by: Jana Oppendike
  • Added: 18 Sep 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 29904657
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amy Rose Dorathy Adams (29 Jan 1875–28 Jan 1961), Find a Grave Memorial no. 29904657, citing Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jana Oppendike (contributor 46982326) .