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Velva Adams, 90, Ames

December 11, 2012
The Daily Freeman Journal

Velva Adams age 90, of Ames Iowa died Sunday Dec. 9, 2012. A 11:00 a.m. funeral service will be Saturday, December 15, at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care 414 Lincoln Way with a gathering of friends and family a hour before the service. Burial will be at Blairsburg Cemetery Blairsburg, Iowa.

Velva was born Jan. 9, 1922 in Lehigh, Iowa the daughter of John and Mary Ella Bailey. She attended school in Lehigh. She married Hugh M. Adams Sept. 8, 1946 in Webster City. The couple lived in Hamilton County before moving to Ames in 1964, where she worked as a Supply Tech for McFarland Clinic and Later Mary Greeley Medical Center retiring in 1989. She lived at Stonehaven for several years where she volunteered with serving meals and coffee.

Velva is survived by three children Rosemary (Larry) Woodley, Darrell Adams (Renee Ruden) and Zoeann (Dwight) Kramer all of Nevada, 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren 1 step grandson, 2 step great grandchildren, a sister Julia Invelt of Marshalltown, and a sister in law Norma Bailey of Webster City, and several extended family members, nieces and nephews.

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Velva Adams

Velva was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Hugh in 1979, 4 siblings and a great grandson Jaylyn Dale Adams.

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