Death claims Kansas pastor’s wife

Lucy Mae Adams, pastor’s wife at First Southern Baptist Church of Blair, Kan., died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at her home in St. Joseph, Mo.

She was born April 26, 1941, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Ira and Jessie (Raphael) Sisk.

Lucy was a babysitter for more than 23 years in Wathena, Kan., raised foster children in Colorado and was very active with youth groups.

She married Jerry Lee Adams Sr. on Dec. 26, 1959, in St. Joseph. He survives of the home. Lucy was preceded in death by her parents, eight brothers and two sisters.

Additional survivors include; two sons, Jerry Lee (Colette) Adams Jr. of Kansas and Mark Steven (Tammy) Adams of Topeka, Kan.; a daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Bohot of St. Joseph, Mo.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and other relatives.

The funeral was held Thursday morning, May 29, at First Southern Baptist Church, Blair, Kan. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph, Mo.

Memorials may be sent to First Southern Baptist Church of Blair in care of Harman Rohde Funeral Home, P.O. Box 426, Wathena, KS 66090.