Kay Adams

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Catherine M. "Kay" Adams, 91, of Wheaton, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Lacoba Homes, Monett.

She was born Nov. 2, 1924, in Pioneer, the daughter of Davison Gray and Lela (Jones) McMillen. She was united in marriage to James L. Adams who preceded her in death on Dec. 3, 1958. Also preceding her in death were her parents and a brother, James Edward McMillen.

Survivors include: two daughters, Carolyn M. Potter and her husband, John, Sr., of Wheaton, and Andrea L. Henderson and her husband, Dwight, of Independence; two sisters, Peggy Reed, of Neosho, and JoAnn Jump, of Purdy; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She graduated from Wheaton High School with the Class of 1943. For several years she was employed at Columbia Glass and Window Company in Kansas City. After moving back to southwest Missouri, she worked at St. John's Home Health.

No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.