Ruby Adams, 92, of Benton City and a former resident of
Sunnyside and Grandview died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005, at Kadlec Medical Center
She was born Oct. 1, 1912 to Ruben and Hasnel (Van De
Venter) Edens. On April 4, 1929 she married Samuel F. Adams in Yellville, Ark.
In 1948 they moved to Washington state, making their home in Sunnyside. In 1959
they moved to Grandview. She moved to Benton City in 1991, where she continued
to make her home until the time of her death.
She is survived by her daughter, Cathy V. Smith of Benton
City; two sons, Roy Adams of Wenatchee and Orville L. Adams of Yuma, Ariz.; 14
grandchildren and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; four brothers,
Neal Edens of Washington, Sam Edens of Florida, Amos Edens of Arizona and Kline
Edens of Arkansas; and three sisters, Cathy Morrow of Arkansas, and Martha
Collins and Birdie Smith, both of Washington.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband,
Samuel F. Adams in 1989; and two brothers, Thurman Edens and Manard Edens.
Viewing and visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 28, 2005,
from 9 a.m. until time of time of funeral services at 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral
Home, Grandview. Burial will follow at East Prosser Cemetery. Smith Funeral
Home is in charge of arrangements.