Mildred Adams, 88, of Windsor, Missouri, died Friday evening, August 30, 2019, at her home in Windsor.
She was born November 24, 1930, in Marion, Michigan, the daughter of Talcott Wing Crane and Lucile Shadford (Raymond) Crane. On January 27, 1950, in Temple, Mi., she married Glen E. Adams and he preceded her in death on June 7, 2019.
She worked as a legal secretary in Michigan before she and Glen moved their family to a farm in Missouri in 1968. She worked for brief times at the Windsor Shoe Factory, Marti Poultry Farm and Allen Hatchery all in Windsor. She was a dedicated homemaker and was handy around the farm. She gardened, canned, baked bread and shared her vast knowledge of flowers with her children. She enjoyed quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, working puzzles and liked to travel. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Clinton, Mo.
Survivors include daughter, Julie Isabell, Calhoun, Mo.; a son, Eddie Adams (Cindy), Ionia, Mo.; and daughters Penny Warner, Urbana, Mo., and Heidi Starke (David), Windsor, Mo.; 13 grandchildren, Hayli Isabell, Rob Warner, Larry Warner, Heather Mustain, Donald Adams, Les Adams, Priscilla Blackmore, Rachael Hinkle, Brad Adams, Audrey Stapleton, Chad Starke, Christina Starke, and Matthew Starke; 22 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren on the way; 2 brothers-in-law, Robert Eddy, Clinton, Mo. and Norman Onstott, Mi.; 2 sisters-in-law, Juanita Opper, Birch Run, Mi., and Dora Adams, Warrensburg, Mo.; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. In addition to her husband Glen, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Adams; her parents; a son-in-law, Aarond Isabell; a brother, Joe Crane; 2 sisters, Betty Dague and Lela Damoth-Alberts; 3 brothers-in-law, Earl Adams, Harold Adams, and Leslie Adams; and 2 sisters-in-law, Winona Onstott and Wanda Jo Eddy.
Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Donald Gill officiating. Burial will be in the Calhoun Cemetery, Calhoun, Mo. The family will receive friends before the service from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests contributions to the Farrington Park in Windsor or Operation Smile in care of the funeral home.