Effingham Daily News
---- — Rosetta Adams, 94, of Mason, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2013, at her daughter's home in Flora.
Arrangements are being handled by J.W. Neal Funeral Home in Louisville, IL where the family will receive friends from 6 7:30 p.m. today, June 18. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Daryl George officiating. Interment will be in Old Union Cemetery, Louisville. Memorials may be made to the Clay County Hospice or the Hord Congregational Christian Church and will be received at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.jwnealfuneralhome.net.
Rosetta was born April 11, 1919, in Hord, the daughter of Victor Oval and Daphne (Kesterson) Eytchison. She was united in marriage with Leonard Adams on Feb. 17, 1937, in Tuscola.
She was employed for 30 years by Fedders Inc. in Effingham and was a member of Hord Congregational Christian Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty Wilson (husband, Stacey) of Flora; granddaughters, Gina Michels of Clay City and Jill McNeely of Cisne, and their father, Gerald McNeely of Effingham; and great-grandchildren, Logan Michels of Clay City and Quade Coble of Fort Benning, Ga.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Daphne Eytchison; husband, Leonard Adams; infant son, Billy Lynn Adams; and brothers, Vernon and Paul Eytchison.
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