Eunice Lenore Adams

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Eunice Lenore Adams

September 30, 1921 - November 11, 2018

Eunice Lenore Adams Memorial services for Eunice Lenore Adams, 97, of Konawa are from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Eunice's home in Konawa.
Eunice L. Adams passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at her home. She was surrounded by her daughter, Karen Guthrie and her special granddaughter and caregiver, Janell R. Streeter.
Eunice was born Sept. 30, 1921, in Portland, Oregon, to Eunice Lenore Putnam and William Elbert Putnam. She attended school in Gooding, Idaho. Eunice married the love of her life, Nealy H. Adams June 10, 1937.
Some of the places she called home were Gooding, Idaho, Oakland, California, Guam, Newport, Washington, Ojai, California, Ada and Konawa.
She loved cooking for others and was known at Ben Franklin Store in Ojai, California, for the extravagant lunches she prepared for all the store employees, as well as the pies and rolls she made for potlucks at the Ojai Church of Christ where she was a member of almost 30 years. She was a member of Southwest Church of Christ in Ada for 12 years.
The loving names that she was known by were mom, grams, nana, littlebit and unie.
Her grandchildren knew her for the cookies that always filled the cookie jar when they came to visit, as well as the "greasy" cookies she made for them.
Eunice loved gardening and was known in Ojai for her beautiful rose gardens. She could be seen daily tending her gardens or just sitting on her patio enjoying her hummingbirds. She also loved doing crossword puzzles. She had a love of small poodles and during the span of 50 years had about five poodles (except for one, each had the name of Susie). Her last Susie is a teacup party poodle that was totally devoted to her and never left her side till the very end.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen Guthrie; 19 grandchildren, Heath Thompson and his wife, Shannon, Paul Thompson and his wife, Alice, Tami Tjaden and her husband, John Cohan, Darcy Kruitbosch and her husband, George, Tammy Adams, Yarnell Aleamon, Rhonda Archuleta and her husband Kevin, Kaylynn Johnson and her husband Clay, Alice Macho, Heather Gorder and her husband, Eric, Donald Adams, Jr., Nealy Adams, Jr. and his wife, Kim, Cindie Hannigan, Patrick Adams and his wife, Kim, Rory Adams, Michael Adams and his wife, Amanda, Thomas Adams and his wife, Amber, Echo Race and her husband, Clinton and Donna Jimeno.
She was also blessed with 44 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Eunice was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Fred Putnam; her husband, Nealy H. Adams; her daughter, Gladys Tjaden; her sons, Donald, Wayne and Michael Adams; and her beloved son-in-law, John Guthrie.
Published on November 27, 2018
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Saturday December 01, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Eunice Adams home

Konawa, Oklahoma

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