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Leonora F. Adams

October 13, 1925 August 6, 2018
Leonora F. Adams
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Obituary for Leonora F. Adams

Leonora F. Adams, age 92 of Bourbon, MO passed away Monday, August 6, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Washington, Missouri.

Leonora Frances was born on October 13, 1925 to Charles Leonard and Lizzie Frances (Dyle) Pennock in what was known as Dowler Mill, Missouri. She graduated from Sullivan High School class of 1942 and went on to St. Louis Business School completing a two year degree. Leonora was united in marriage to Richard Harry Adams on December 25, 1944 in Steelville, Missouri by the justice of the peace and two children were born to their marriage, Fran and Tom. Leonora was employed by Bourbon High School as a cook and for Paramount Cap Factory for 21 years in the Samples Department, retiring at age 65. She was a quiet person who loved her family. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed cooking and canning. She was known for her pies and cherry cheesecake. She was also a lifelong reader.

She is survived by two children, Fran Lee and husband Jim of Bourbon and Tom Adams and wife Deborah of Sullivan; four grandchildren, David Lee and wife Samantha of Bourbon, Richard Adams and wife Julie of Boliver, Sean Adams and wife Joni of Detroit, Michigan, Romney Bales and husband Ryan of Austin, Texas; three step-grandchildren, Eric Ejchler and wife Michelle of O’ Fallon, MO, Adam Ejchler and wife Beth of Union, Angie Richardson and husband Lenny of St. Clair; 10 great-grandchildren, Brendan, Carter, Jada, Alyssa, Skye, River, Canyon, Sahara, Valli and Gunner; 5 step-great grandchildren, Sammantha and husband Ken, Jessi, Annie, Evie, and Ali; one step great- great granddaughter, Anyka; one sister, Loraine Ayub of El Paso, Texas; sister in law, Evelyn Adams of Bourbon; 9 nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Leonora was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Adams; grandson, Michael Lee; her parents, Leonard and Lizzie Pennock and one brother, Leonard Pennock.
A Graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Hardy Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri with Sean Adams officiating.

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All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan and Bourbon, Missouri.

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Bourbon, Missouri 65441

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Highway N Bourbon 65441 Missouri
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