Shirley Vanderah Adamson(1932 - 2014)

Shirley Vanderah Adamson

Des Moines

Shirley Vanderah Adamson, 81, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center. She was born August 3, 1932 in Marshall County, Iowa.

Shirley is survived by her children, Carol (Pat) Clemons, Clair (Mona) Vanderah and Chris (Ed) Ackley; four step-children; brother, Frank Polley; sister, Edith Cockrell; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; a son; three brothers; and a step-son.

The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014 at Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. A graveside Service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculent Conception Cemetery in Haverhill, Iowa.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW Ninth Street Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-3911

Published in Des Moines Register on Mar. 23, 2014