Evelyn Clella Adams


    Evelyn Clella Adams of Bourbon, Missouri was born in Leasburg, Missouri on June 28, 1928 to Floyd Edward and Anna Martha (Bryan) West and passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021 at the age of 92 years.


    She was a lifelong resident of the Leasburg/Bourbon, Missouri area.
    Evelyn married Walter Edwin Adams on February 1, 1946.
    Evelyn celebrated 70 years of marriage with Walter before his passing on April 22, 2016.
    Evelyn was employed at Paramount Cap Factory for 13 years and then as a cook for Bourbon Elementary School. She enjoyed the outdoors, flower gardening and fishing.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Adams; parents, Floyd and Anna West; one brother in infancy; son-in-law, Roger Talbot; one brother, Walter West and his wife, Eleanor; two sisters, Virginia Ransom and her husband, Richard and Nadine Byrd Waisner and her first and second husband, Clyde Byrd and Roland Waisner;  and parents-in-law, Richard and Lenora Adams and Ross and Nellie Bacon.
    She is survived by her three children, Jimmie Adams and wife Katherine of Marshall, Missouri, Carolyn Talbot of Springfield, Missouri and Patricia Pennock and husband Mike of Bourbon, Missouri; four grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at the First Southern Baptist Church of Leasburg, Missouri.
    Memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at the First Southern Baptist Church in Leasburg, Missouri with Pastor Terry King officiating.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri.