LEAD BELT NEWS, Flat River, St. Francois Co. MO, Thurs. Aug. 13, 1981
Olive Adams, of Bonne Terre, passed away on August 3, 1981, at Barnes Hospital, at the age of 69 years, 7 months, and 16 days. She was born on November 19, 1911, in Belgrade, Mo. She was the daughter of the late Francis and Lucy (Maxwell) Adams. She was preceded in death by one sister, Frances. Surviving are two nephews: Scott Ferguson of Singapore, and Leslie Ferguson of Oakview, California. Several great nieces and nephews also survive.
Olive devoted her life to teaching and serving. Her dedication to the teaching profession and her willingness to serve and help others stands as her memorial and an inspiration to all of us who remain. Past students, friends, and relatives will miss her helping hands and her guiding words, but we are thankful that she touched our lives.
Services were Friday August 7, 1981 at 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Bonne Terre with the Rev. Raymond Laramore officiating. Interment was in Liberty Baptist Cemetery, Belgrade, Mo. under the direction of Sparks Funeral Home in Bonne Terre.