Doris M. Adams

July 17, 1928May 9, 2011

Doris M. Adams, 82, of Evansville, passed away Monday, May 9, 2011, at VNA Charlier Hospice Center. She was born July 17, 1928, in Richland, IN to the late Ted and Grace Miller.

She was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed spending time with her family and many friends. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking, traveling and helping others in need. She was a member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #1114.

Doris was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Charles W. Adams; and sisters, Nina Herndon of Fenton, MO and Judy Fortune of Richland, IN.

She is survived by her sons, Randy Adams and Steve Adams; daughter, Sharon Harper, all of Evansville; sister, Charlotte Craig of Boonville; brother, Morris Miller of Evansville; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, May 13, 2011, at Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Rev. Carl Jones. A brief graveside service will also be held Friday at 1:00 PM in Shiloh Cemetery in Reo, IN, where she will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Charlie. Friends may visit Thursday from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Charlier Hospice Center or American Diabetes Association.


  • Visitation Thursday, May 12, 2011
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 13, 2011
  • Brief Graveside Service Friday, May 13, 2011

Doris M. Adams

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Christina Middendorf (Fahrholz)

May 14, 2011

Sorry to hear of your mom's passing... My thoughts are with you all.

Steve Adams

May 11, 2011

You touched the lives of so many people and will be missed forever. I love you very much and will see you again in Heaven.
Love Steve