MEADE – Lois E. Adams, 87, died Friday, March 15, 2013, at the Via Christi St. Francis Medical Center, Wichita.
She was born Sept. 26, 1925, to Frank and Laura (Heath) Duncan at Pawhuska, Okla.
She married Harry Dean Adams Dec. 24, 1959, in Miami, Okla. He survives.
She graduated from Prescott High School. She later attended business college in Bartlesville, Okla.
She worked as a secretary for the Boeing Aircraft Company, Wichita; the Meade School District; and for Dave Wilson. From 1975-1982, she and her husband owned and operated Adams Agri-Center in Meade.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church; United Methodist Women, serving as treasurer; and the Maia Club, all of Meade.
She is also survived by one son, Chris Coe and wife, Jackie Castleton; one daughter, Kathie Brown and husband, Mike, Meade; one brother, J.W. Duncan, Lake Jackson, Texas; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren, Tony Brown and wife, Marilyn, and their children, Wyatt and Whitney Brown, Aaron Brown and daughter, Kelly Brown, Monica Ross and husband, Chip and their daughters, Madison and Cameron Ross, Jennifer Coe and Lauri Ericson and husband, Tom, and their children, Trey and Kaija Ericson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Joe F. Duncan; and a sister, Elsie King.
• Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church, Meade, with the Rev. Susan Greene presiding.
Private family burial will take place at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church or the Meade District Hospital in care of Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerorme bachmanmortuary.com.