Carmel J. Adams

May 11, 1959March 21, 2013

Carmel J. Adams, 53, Waukegan, Illinois, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at her home. She was born May 11, 1959, in Howard County, to Leon and Delinia (Bell) Fields. On October 1, 1985, she married Ronald Adams, and he survives.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Joseph (Amy) Fields Sr., Florida and Adam Adams, Waukegan, Illinois; one special daughter, Latricia Ewing, Florida; three grandchildren, Joseph Fields Jr., Jailin Fields, and Jaila Fields; one brother, Ricky R. Fields, Kokomo; two sisters, Jacqueline (Jim) Webb and Beverly J. Thomas, Kokomo; one uncle, George Bell; one aunt, Margaret Bell; Jessie Adams, Edward Adams, Tunion Vaughn (Tanya), Tony Adams, Calvin Collins, Conzswella Youngs, Lorraine Collins, Lennard Collins, Michael Collins and Frank Collins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Ella Marie (Fields) Johns, Vickie (Fields) Dawson, and Deborah Fields.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, 1599 E. Sycamore, Kokomo, with Pastor Lonnie Anderson presiding. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at Arrangements were entrusted to Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home.


  • Visitation Saturday, March 30, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 30, 2013

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Marlene Witthoft

April 3, 2013

Carmel was a lovely woman with a gracious spirit. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Gail Porter

April 3, 2013

Dear Ron, Joe & Adam,
I am so sorry to hear of Carmel's passing. She made going to work fun and she taught me so much about computers! May God help you all through this time of grief and know that she is with him now. She was a very special lady and I am glad that she was my friend.

Roz Gilman

April 1, 2013

Dear Ron, Adam and Joe, I am so sorry to hear of Carmel's passing. She had an infectious smile and I always enjoyed her sense of humor. She was very proud of her family and talked about you often. May her memory be a blessing.

Hemali Modi

April 1, 2013

I am very sorry to learn of the passing of Carmel. I worked with Carmel several years ago. She was very kind and pleasant to work with. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Catherine Wynn

April 1, 2013

I was a co-worker of Carmel's & it was both a pleasure & an honor to have worked with her. She had a heart of gold & a wonderful smile. My deepest thoughts & prayers to the family.

Rosemary Weiss

April 1, 2013

I was very sad to hear about Carmel's passing. We worked together for years in Deerfield. She was wonderful to work with and always took the time to help me if I had any questions regarding work. She always had a smile on her face. My sympathy to her family and Ron and Adam. She will truly be missed.

Diana Rotman

April 1, 2013

I was very sorry to learn of the passing of Carmel. We worked together several years ago and I'll always remember what a cheerful, upbeat person she was. My condolences to the family.

Patty Catini

April 1, 2013

Carmel was a very kind person who always had a smile on her face. My thoughts and prayers are with her and her family.

Tanya Wessel

March 31, 2013

Carmel was one of the most down to earth people I've ever known. She brought sunshine to many and will be missed. My prayers and condolences to her family.

Cynthia Odeneal Brewer

March 29, 2013

I only knew Carmel for a short time, but she always had a smile on her face. My deepest sympathies to her family.