Nadine T. Adams

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  • - Joel McElroy
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Nadine T. Adams 97, died Wednesday, 15 April 2009 at her home, The Waverly House. She was born in Macon, MO, 16 August 1911 and moved with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. William Jackson to Kansas City, MO, when she was four years of age. She was raised in Kansas City and moved from there to Tucson, AZ in 1950. Nadine met and married Andrew Adams on 25 July 1953 and they were united for 48 years until his death in 2001. Rev. D.C. Coleman was pastor when she united with Prince Chapel AME Church. With the church, she was Chairwoman of Woman's Day, President of the Missionary for nine years. In 2000, she received a letter of appreciation from the Lucy Williams Missionary Society of Prince Chapel AME Church for the many years of service to the church. She loved to work with her community. She was President of the Arizona State Association of Colored Women's Club, Representatives for Church Women United and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Armory Park Apartments for Senior Citizens. Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. and Mrs. William B. Jackson; and her sister, Opal B. Roberson, all of Kansas City, MO. She is survived by three nephews, William Lavonne McElroy (Margaret Jo), Colorado Springs, CO, Joel A. McElroy (Patricia), Kansas City, MO, Marvin Adams (Davine), San Antonio, TX; 13 great-nephews and nieces; seven great-great-nephews and nieces. Also surviving in Vinita, OK, two sister-in-laws, Lois Ryan and Ruby Adams; brother-in-law, Fred Adams (Mary Ellen). The family would like to thank all who assisted in covering for Nadine, Roeine Roomes (Harris), Rick Adams (Lisa) and staff at The Waverly House, Dr. Michael Duperret, Edith Hagler, Blonzetta Shannon, Bobby Rankin, Ethel Preston, Juanita Branch, Ruth Matthews, Portia Davis, Rosalind Longmire. Graveside service, Thursday, 23 April 2009, 11:00 a.m. at South Lawn Cemetery, 5401 S. Park Ave. Arrangements handled by FUNERARIA DEL ANGEL MORTUARY.
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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Apr. 22, 2009
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