Ivan Dwight Adams

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PRATT - Adams, Ivan Dwight, 102, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at South Wind Hospice in Pratt, Kan. He was born April 4, 1912, at home in Pratt County to Toney and Sadie (Williams) Adams. He was a former member of the Cullison Methodist Church, transferring his membership to the Iuka Methodist Church. Ivan served on the Cullison Coop Board for over 30 years and had served as president. He also served on the Cullison School Board and the Cullison Church Board. On April 3, 1935, he married Melva B. Combs at Pratt. She preceded him in death on Dec. 17, 2012. Survivors include a son, Dwight Adams, Pratt, KS; three daughters, Marjorie (Loren) Hemphill, Plainville, KS; Marie (Bud) Grimes, Pratt, KS; Marlene (Tom) Whitaker, Clearwater, KS; 13 grandchildren, Cindy Reynolds, Doug Adams, Troy Hemphill, Tonya McGough, Tyler Hemphill, Tricia Hull, Brad Grimes, Lisa Parsons, Craig Grimes, Michelle Snell, Melissa Schneider, Tammy Lewis, and Valeri McCalla; 33 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild; a nephew, Richard Adams; and two nieces, Donna Hager and Leola Hartley. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Margaret Greiving; his wife, Melva; four brothers, Harold, Clyde, Merle, and Carl Adams; and a great-grandson, Aaron Hemphill. Visitation will be 9 a.m. 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday; funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, all at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Rd., Pratt, KS 67124, with Rev. Terry Stafford presiding. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Pratt. Memorials can be made to the Pratt County Historical Society or to South Wind Hospice in care of the mortuary. Condolences may be left at www.larrisonmortuary.com


Funeral Home
Larrison Mortuary - Pratt
300 Country Club Road Pratt, KS 67124
620-672-6436
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Wichita Eagle on Apr. 30, 2014
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