Eva A. Adams (1914 - 2013)

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Eva A. Adams

Eva A. (Borem) Adams, 99, of Lafayette, passed away in her home on Tuesday, November 05, 2013. Born May 24, 1914 in Rushville, IN, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Alma (Smith) Borem. She was a graduate of Rushville High School.

Eva married Harold Adams on May 20, 1933 in Rushville and he preceded her in death on April 9, 1993. She was a production worker for Green Giant for 11 years before retiring. She enjoyed bowling, reading, crossword puzzles and spending time with her family. She had traveled to Scotland and England. According to her family she was the greatest and toughest woman who ever lived. She started babysitting at the age of 70. She cared for others before herself and loved people.

Surviving are her children, Barbara Staker (husband, Gerald) of Shelbyville, IN, Bill Adams of Lafayette, Joan Blessing (husband, Larry) of West Lafayette, Tom Adams (wife, Donna) of Oxford, IN, Jerry Adams (wife, Jennifer) of Thorntown, IN, and Mark Adams (wife, Sandi) of Indianapolis; three sisters, Clara Mae Lenox (husband, John) of Arlington, IN, Mary E. Griffin (husband, Howard) of Rushville, IN, and Judith "Judy" Gahimer (husband, Larry) of Arlington, IN.

She was preceded in death by three daughters, two brothers and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Rev. Ross Terry officiating. Burial to follow at Fairhaven Cemetery in Mulberry.

Memorial contributions may be made to Right to Life Organization in Lafayette. Hippensteel Funeral Home is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com

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Hippensteel Funeral Home, Inc.
822 North Ninth Street Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 742-7302
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Published in the Journal & Courier on Nov. 6, 2013