Born in Charleston, Ill., she was the daughter of the late William Adams and Emma Adams-Taylor.
Surviving are her children, Trudy Johnson and William (DeAnn) Smith, both of Fort Wayne, Pat (Amy) Smith of Churubusco, and Char (Steve) Hormann of New Haven; sisters, Marge Walters of Illinois, Jean Kloer of Tennessee and Judy Mullins of Wabash; stepdaughters, Sue Hopkins of Orland, Sally Hanson and Penny Lehman, both of Angola; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Smith, in 1993; brother, Arthur Adams; granddaughter, Katie Smith; and son-in-law, Terry Johnson.
Funeral service is 1 p.m. Sunday at E. Harper & Sons Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven, with calling one hour prior. The Rev. Paul Shoemaker officiating. Calling also from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Preferred memorials are to the Arthritis Foundation. Condolences may be sent to www.harperfuneralhome.com.