Stephen Russell Adams

April 21, 1984September 6, 2011

Age 27, passed away September 6, 2011. He was born on April 21, 1984 in Phoenix. Stephen was very intelligent and caring person who touch the lives and hearts of many. He is survived by his mother, Marcia Adams; father, Theodore (Linda) Adams; brothers, Timothy (Ashlie) Adams and Travis Routzahn; sisters, Dawn (Michael) Payne and Marcy (Reggie) Gay; grandparents, Marion Themanson and Dorothy Brown; nieces and nephews: Brady and Brooke Adams, Dustin Routzahn, Austin and Meagan Payne, and Mariah and Riley Gay. Stephen was a beloved son, brother, uncle, grandson. He will be missed by many and forgotten by none who knew him. Steve we miss and love you for eternity. Visitation will be at 10:00 AM, Sunday, September 11 at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, 7924 N. 59th Ave., Glendale. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM, Sunday, September 11 at Chapel of the Chimes. Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Sunday, September 11, 2011
  • Funeral Service Sunday, September 11, 2011

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Penny Shirota

September 12, 2011

My heart goes out to Steve's family in this tragic loss. Steve was a great cousin to Jaron,Ian and Meagan Carr and brother to deepest sympathy to all of his family and friends.

Lonnie Hernandez

September 12, 2011

Stephen was a not only a great friend.. he was a brother to me. He always told me if you want to achieve some thing dont stop until you get it.Stephen tought me a lot of things over the last 7 years.the most important thing to show everyone was to have LOYALTY...HONOR...RESPECT. and Stephen i thank you for the many great years we have had together you will be greatly missed by all your FRIENDS and FAMILY.. you will be in our hearts forever..I LOVE YOU BRO..

September 12, 2011

To my cousin Stevie,I will remember you as the sweet boy I shared my childhood with.Even though we lost touch thru the years,I am grateful we finally reconnected and I shared happy memories with you.You will be greatly miss and will be in my heart forever.
Gennifer Campbell

September 11, 2011

May God Bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. All of you are in our hearts and prayers.
Stephen will be missed by many!

We love you all!

~The Pelletier's
Camp Lejeune, NC

Rebecca Varicak

September 11, 2011

To the Payne family; know that we are thinking and praying for you during this difficult time. Love, the Varicak Family

william smith

September 10, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.