The Duncan Banner

February 27, 2013

Alma Maude Roberts Adams

Aug. 23, 1920 — Feb. 25, 2013

The Duncan Banner


Alma Maude Roberts Adams, 92, of Duncan passed away on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Country Club Care.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tracy L. Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery in Ardmore, under direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.
Alma was born Aug. 23, 1920, in Oil City, to Miller T. and Belle Spencer Roberts.  She married Buford Edward Adams on July 13, 1944, and he preceded her in death on April 29, 1987.
She was a school teacher for many years before retiring in 1982, and last taught at Horace Mann Elementary in Duncan. She had been a faithful member of St Paul’s United Methodist Church until her health declined, and was a member of several teachers association at both the state and local level.
Alma is survived by cousins: Norris Spencer, Vicky Cline, Ron and Ann Spencer, Dustin and Casey Spencer, all of Duncan, Jana Spencer of Marlow; a niece, June Prow of Evansville, Ind.; two nephews: Obie W. Hunt of Carrolton, Ky., and Peyton Adams of Madisonville, Ky.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a sister, Ruby O. Roberts.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Chisholm Trail Hospice.
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