Mary Lou Adams


Mary Lou Adams, 88, of Terre Haute, Ind., and formerly of Paris, passed away Oct. 31, 2019, at Meadows Manor East. She was a retired teacher.

Private services were held at an earlier date. Burial was in Grandview Cemetery, Edgar County. Greiner Funeral Home of Terre Haute was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Adams was born Oct. 3, 1931, at Paris, the daughter of the late Robert Clinton “RC” Flanery and Helen S. Smith Flanery.

She is survived by two daughters, Chris (Kirby) Clawson and Donna Adams, both of Paris; two sons Charles (Stacy) Adams and William (Dave Rosen) Adams of Bloomington, Ind.; grandchildren, Ryan, Adam, Brittany, Jessica, Betsy, Cody and; great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Adams taught in Paris Union School District #95 and also taught kindergarten at St. Mary’s Catholic Church School. She was a member of Farmersburg Presbyterian Church and the Flower Club while living in Georgia. She loved teaching and was gifted with children.

She was a very talented seamstress, loved animals and was passionate about animal rescue. She was devoted to her children and grandchildren’s hobbies and interests, especially sporting events and band.

Memorial donations may be made to Northern Lights Sled Dog Rescue.

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