Ruth Cathryn Adair

August 14, 1930July 12, 2011

ADAIR, RUTH CATHRYN BUCKNER age 80, of Birmingham passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2011. She was predeceased by her parents, Samantha Smith Buckner and Rupert O. Buckner and one sister, Eleanor Jeanne Buckner Glasgow. Cathryn was born in Fayette County, Alabama August 14, 1930 and moved to Birmingham during her teen years. She married her high school sweetheart, Conrad Elbert Adair on March 30, 1951. They had been married 60 years at the time of her death. They worshipped together with the Vestavia Church of Christ. Survivors in addition to her spouse include daughters; Linda Adair Kyle (Rick) and Karen Adair Stroud (Joe), her son, Douglas Conrad Adair (Nina), sister Anita Carolyn Ryan; grandchildren Amy Kyle Stapler (Scott), Emily Kyle, David Kyle (Caylen), Lucy Stroud, Jay Stroud (Jennifer), Mary Cathryn Stroud, Ens. James Adair, Andrew Adair, John Michael Adair, and Grace Adair; and great-grandchildren Eli Stapler, Caroline Stapler, Campbell Stapler and Kaylee Stroud. The family will receive visitors beginning at 12:30 P.M. Friday July 15, 2011 at Ridout's Elmwood Chapel, followed by a graveside service at 2:00 P.M. at Elmwood Cemetery. Grandsons will be serving as Pallbearers.


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Patrice Mccall

July 15, 2011

Mr. Adair u and your family are in my prayers, today and forever. She wil be missed. We loved her but God loved her more...Patrice Mccall from The Oaks On Parkwood....The Lodge

Cindy Smith

July 15, 2011

We will miss Cathryn's smiling face and her wonderful example as an aging Christian woman. She came to services despite physical limitations, sickness and infirmities.

July 15, 2011

Conrad & Family, You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of Cathryn. I think of you all often.
Kindest regards and love,
Beth Douglas (Doris & Joe's daughter)