Phyline Romaine (Holler) Adams, 95, lovingly known to everyone as "Cracker," left this world on January 27, 2012 to be with the Savior she loved and served her whole life. Born in Harrisburg, Pa. in 1916, she was the daughter of the late Rev. H.I. and Mary Alma Carmichael.
Phyline lived most of her life in Akron and retired from Akron Public Schools, where she served as a middle school cook. She was a member of First Evangelical Congregational Church and had a wonderful gift of hospitality. She loved to open her home to pastors, missionaries, and conference delegates. Phyline also served for many years as a cook at Camp E.C.C.O. in Carrollton, Ohio.
Phyline was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Sommers T. Holler Sr.; husband, Robert Adams; and daughter, Alma Gregory. She leaves her daughters, Mila (Dennis) Hill of Freeport, Ohio and Linda (Bob) Funk of Littlestown, Pa.; son, Sommers T. "Skip" (Donna) Holler of Columbus, Ohio; son-in-law, John Gregory of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; brother, Rev. Harry I. (Esther) Carmichael of Akron; sister, Ruth (the late Paul) Fetterolf of Hyattsville, Md.; 14 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, family and friends.
Friends may call at Adams Mason Funeral Home, (791 East Market Street, Akron) Tuesday, January 31, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m., and Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 10 a.m., at the First E. C. Church (369 E. Woodsdale Avenue, Akron), with funeral at 11 a.m. Rev. Scott Carr officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Burial Park. A special memorial service will be held on February 12, 2012, 2 p.m., at Hanover First Church of God, (600 Fairfield Drive, Hanover, Pa.).
John 11: 25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.
(ADAMS MASON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 330-535-9186)