Ruby Adams

Friday, June 14, 2002

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Funeral for Ruby M. Adams of East Prairie will be held at 1 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home. Gaylon Butler will officiate. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery.

Adams, 86, died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at East Prairie Nursing Center.

She was born May 15, 1916, in New Madrid County, Mo., daughter of Charlie and Elgie M. Carter Presson. She and Marshall L. Adams were married in 1945. He died in February 1989.

Adams lived most of her life in Mississippi County, Mo. She was a member of United Pentecostal Church in Sikeston, Mo.

Survivors include two sons, Wayne Adams of Sikeston, David Adams of Parma, Mo.; a daughter, Louetta Grigery of Sikeston; seven grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, three brothers and three sisters.