Ruth L. Adams

Ruth L. Adams, 80, of Hudson, and formerly of Andrews, died Dec. 7, 2008, at 12:09 a.m. at Cameron Hospital, Angola.

Mrs. Adams had worked as a seamstress at Starcraft in Andrews and later as the personnel manager at IMCO in Huntington for 26 years. She was a member of the Andrews United Methodist Church, and was a soup kitchen and United Way volunteer.

She was born Sept. 22, 1928, in Auburn, ME, the daughter of Sumner F. and Gwendolyn Hawkins Doten. She married Homer J. Adams in Auburn, ME on Sept. 21, 1946. Her husband preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1990.

Survivors include a son, Ronald D. Adams, of Andrews; two daughters, Pamela Lee Mahan, of Phoenix, AZ, and Vicki Lynn Patton, of Hudson; two sisters, Beverly Parker, of Nashua, NH, and Carol Anthony, of Auburn, ME; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Calling will be Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Deal-Rice Funeral Home, Andrews Chapel. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 12, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Riverside Cemetery in Andrews.

Preferred memorials are to gifts the donor's choice of charities, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 233 N. Main St., PO Box 215, Andrews, IN 46702.

Online condolences may be sent to dealricefuneralhomes.com.