Ruth Eileen (Jones) Adams, 97, Argos, passed away at 1:12 p.m. May 1, 2020, in Miller’s Merry Manor, Culver, where she had been in declining health the past five years.
On Feb. 18, 1923, in Argos, she was born to Arley Jones and Ila (Irwin) Jones. Adams lived all of her life in the Argos community.
On Aug. 17, 1947, in Argos, she married Harry J. Adams. Together they shared the past 72 years.
Adams worked for the Argos Post Office for 30 years as a clerk.
She was a former member of Jordan Baptist Church. Adams was a graduate of Argos High School with the class of 1940.
She is survived by her husband: Harry Adams, Argos; daughters: Shirleen Martens and husband Kim, Red Lodge, Mont.; and Darleen Vanderweele and husband Jon D., Argos; seven grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers: Clair Jones and Ancil Jones; sister: Rosellen Morrell; great-grandchildren: Hudson Nielson and Trevon Browning.
Private graveside services will be held at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos, with Rev. Mary Hyer of the Argos United Methodist Church.