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Margaret J. Adams

Margaret J. Adams (nee Graham), 78, of Pensacola, Florida (formerly of Elyria), passed away Monday, March 24, 2014, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. She was born June 1, 1935, in Lorain, and spent most of her life in Elyria, before moving to Pensacola, where she resided with her daughter the last four years.

She was a member of Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church for 43 years and loved to sing in the choir and work in the nursery. She also loved to read, play games, watch TV, especially game shows, spend time with her grandchildren, iron and listen to Christian radio stations. Her last employment was at Marc’s in Elyria, as a cashier.

She was preceded in death by her dear husband of 53 years, Walter E. Adams; her mother, Ada Graham; father, Hugh Graham; daughter, Lois; sons, Walter and Raymond; sisters, Annabelle Poltrone and Shirley Landy; brother, Buddy; several brothers and sisters -in-law; and a nephew, Jim Landy.

She is survived by her daughters, Debra (John) Wilbert of Pensacola, Florida, Christine (Rodger) Tanner of Elyria; grandchildren, John Wilbert of Milton, Florida, Mindy Walker of Pensacola; great-grandchildren, Brenden and Brittany Walker of Pensacola; sister-in-law, Minnie Machnauer of Elyria; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Saturday, March 29, 2014, from 11 A.M., until the time of services at 1 P.M., in the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. Reverend Darrell Myers will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777.

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