Kathryn Anne Adams

October 20, 1932April 7, 2018

Kathryn Needles Adams, 85 of Raymore, Missouri, passed away on April 7, 2018.

Kathryn was born on October 20, 1932 in Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated Salutatorian from Southwest High School. She was a devoted wife and mother.

Kathryn worked at Bendix where she met her husband-to-be, Charles. Together, they owned Adams 5 & 10 in Columbus, Kansas for 25 years. After selling the store, she went back to Bendix (Allied Signal) to work until she retired.

She was preceded in death by her husband Charles; her parents Joseph C. Needles, Jr. and Ruby (Smith) Needles and a sister, Betty Jo Epps.

Kathryn is survived by her son David Adams.

A visitation will be held from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Thursday, April 12, 2018 followed by a graveside funeral service at 3:00 pm at Mt. Moriah, Newcomer & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Road, Kansas City, Missouri.


  • Joseph Clinton Needles. Jr. (deceased), Father
  • Ruby Lee (Smith) Needles (deceased), Mother
  • Charles Adams (deceased), Husband
  • David Adams, Son


  • Visitation Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Graveside Funeral Service Thursday, April 12, 2018

Kathryn Anne Adams

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