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Shirley Adams
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Shirley Mae Adams age 80 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Saturday morning May 5, 2018 at her home.
She was born September 8, 1937 in Sturgis, Michigan daughter of the late Ivan and Grace (McGary) Notestine.
Shirley was a lifelong Sturgis resident. On April 25, 1953 she married Ralph Adams in LaGrange, Indiana.
She worked as a waitress for many years at the Washington Café later renamed the Corner Café and also at the Patterson’s Supper Club both in Sturgis.
Shirley was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sturgis. She enjoyed bowling, camping, especially with her grandchildren, playing Bingo and the Daily 3 and Daily 4 Lottery Games. Shirley had hobbies and interests but what made her truly the happiest was time spent with her family.
She is survived by her loving and dedicated husband of 65 years: Ralph; two sons: Douglas Adams of Sturgis and Tracy Adams of Middlebury, Indiana; 13 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; one sister: Rosemary Wright of Paw Paw and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sons: Charles, Duane and Bruce Adams; one great granddaughter; two brothers: Richard Notestine and Bill Notestine and one sister: Betty Grahams.
In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 1:00 P.M. Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-3284 followed by a memorial service celebrating the life of Shirley Adams beginning at 1:00 P.M. The Rev. Rodger Moyer of the Sturgis Evangelical Church will officiate.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Adams memory consider Hospice of Sturgis, P.O. Box 126, Sturgis, MI 49091, Sturgis Evangelical Church, 28201 E. Fawn River Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091 or the charity of one’s own choice.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.


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Visitation

Saturday

19

May

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

memorial service

Saturday

19

May

1:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

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