OBITUARY

Barbara Jean Smith McAdams

June 30, 1933June 4, 2019
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Barbara Jean Smith McAdams, 85, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Barbara was born on June 30, 1933, in Louisville to the late W.F. and Bessie Smith. She retired from L & N Railroad and was a member of Beechmont Baptist Church. Barbara will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmom, mother in-law, sister and friend; she will be truly missed. Along with her parents; she is predeceased by her siblings, William Smith (Connie), Mary Helen Moore (Carl), Rev. James Smith (Velma) and Richard Smith. Here to carry on her beautiful memory are her husband of 65 years, Gene McAdams; children, Lori Clarkson (Tim) and Mark McAdams (Sharon); grandchildren, Jarred and Grant Clarkson; brother, Ron Smith (Sharon) ; sister in-law, JoAnne Smith and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff at Baptist Health Louisville East Palliative Care / Hosparus for all the tender care and support shown to Barbara and the family throughout her stay. Visitation will take place from 3-8pm at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road on Monday, June 10th. A service honoring Barbara will take place at 12pm on Tuesday, June 11th at the funeral home with burial to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Per the family’s request, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Hosparus of Louisville.

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  • Hosparus of Louisville
  • Alzheimer's Association

Services

  • Visitation Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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Carole Isenberg Jones

June 9, 2019

So sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. I had lost track of her about three years ago and had been wondering where she was. I will be out of town and will not be able to come to the funeral home but the family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Carole Isenberg Jones
Cousin

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Biography

Barbara Jean Smith McAdams, 85, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
Barbara was born on June 30, 1933, in Louisville to the late W.F. and Bessie Smith. She retired from L & N Railroad and was a member of Beechmont Baptist Church. Barbara will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmom, mother in-law, sister and friend; she will be truly missed.
Along with her parents; she is predeceased by her siblings, William Smith (Connie), Mary Helen Moore (Carl), Rev. James Smith (Velma) and Richard Smith. Here to carry on her beautiful memory are her husband of 65 years, Gene McAdams; children, Lori Clarkson (Tim) and Mark McAdams (Sharon); grandchildren, Jarred and Grant Clarkson; brother, Ron Smith (Sharon) ; sister in-law, JoAnne Smith and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff at Baptist Health Louisville East Palliative Care / Hosparus for all the tender care and support shown to Barbara and the family throughout her stay.
Visitation will take place from 3-8pm at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road on Monday, June 10th. A service honoring Barbara will take place at 12pm on Tuesday, June 11th at the funeral home with burial to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park.
Per the family’s request, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Hosparus of Louisville.