SHIRLEY J. ADAMS, 76, of Lebanon passed away on Tuesday July 28, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis.
Shirley was born April 9, 1939 in Yuma, Colorado the daughter of Joseph “Frank” and Hattie (Mitchell) Ferguson. At the age of seven, she moved with her family to the Willamette Valley living in Lebanon briefly before moving to Sweet Home. She attended school in Sweet Home and graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1957. She married Gloyd “Skip” Adams in Sweet Home on April 19, 1957. The couple moved to the Hamilton Creek area in the late 1960’s where she has resided since. Shirley worked as a tree grader at a nursery for Weyerhauser for twenty one years.
Shirley enjoyed working in her yard, gardening, her pets and spending time with family and watching her kids and grandkids sporting events. She was an excellent cook and baker and her family enjoyed many wonderful meals at her table.
She is survived by her husband, Gloyd “Skip” Adams of Lebanon; sons, Mark and wife Cindy Adams of Lebanon and Brian and wife Kathy Adams of Lebanon; brother, Richard Ferguson of Lebanon; sister, Dode Marsolek of Denver, CO; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.
A Family gathering will be held at a later time.
Family suggest memorial donations to Safe Haven Animal Shelter c/o Huston-Jost Funeral Home 86 W. Grant St. Lebanon, OR 97355.