The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

June 27, 2013

Patricia J. Adams


DANVILLE — Patricia J. Adams, 72, of Danville, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Vermilion Manor Nursing Home.

She was born Jan. 24, 1941, in Illinois and was raised by Roy and Violet Hixon Brannin, both deceased.

She married James T. Adams on Sept. 5, 1959. He preceded her in death Jan. 13, 1976.

She is survived by a son, Leslie Adams of Quincy, Ill.; six grandchildren, Brian Lawrence, Kayla Adams, Torrie Adams, John, Sandra and Randy Handy; and several great-grandchildren. She also is survived by a longtime friend, Joy Johnston, and a very special friend, Janice Davis. She was preceded in death by her husband, an infant son, and daughter, Marjorie Handy.

Patricia was self-employed as a seamstress. She enjoyed sewing and making crafts. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Danville and enjoyed visiting with her church friends. She loved the Lord all of her life and was very outspoken about it.

A service for the celebration of life will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, July 1, at Sunset Funeral Home in Danville with Pastor David Anderson officiating. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be next to her husband in Newman Cemetery in Newman.

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