Darlene Faye Adams, age 81 of Clay Center, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the Clay County Medical Center.
She was born on September 18, 1937 in Green, the daughter of Clifford Orlando and Ada May (Davis) Shadle. She graduated from Green High School in 1955.
On July 14, 1957 in Green, she was married to Robert Henry Adams. He preceded her in death.
Darlene was a member of the Green EUB Church and loved spending time with her family. She worked as a cashier and clerk for grocery stores in Clay Center. She enjoyed knitting and counted cross stitch, sudoku puzzles, playing the piano and computers.
She is survived by her son, Doug Adams and wife Patti of Clay Center; her daughter, LeAnn Adams of Clay Center; a daughter-in-law, Teia Adams of Clay Center; four grandchildren, Dillon Adams, Craig Adams, Alisha Brownell and Sheldon Turner; five great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Darlene Shadle of Clay Center and a brother-in-law, Arlo Peterson of Manhattan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert Henry “Hank” Adams; her son, Lonnie Adams; her brother, Ralph Shadle; her sister, Leona Shadle and three sister-in-laws, Lois Asp and husband Orville, Lula May Schreefer and husband Richard and Wava Peterson.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Clay Center, with Pastor Matthew Coleman officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Clay Center Zoo and Clay County Animal Rescue and Education and left in care of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.