Thelma Florence Adams

Female 1917 - 2001  (84 years)


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  • Name Thelma Florence Adams 
    Born 7 Feb 1917  Sparta, Alleghany Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Sep 2001  Sioux City, Woodbury Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From: Patrick Irish
      Here is the Obit for Aunt Thelma ref # I14399 from Sioux City Journal archives

      Thelma F. Irish

      By John Quinlan

      SLOAN, Iowa -- Thelma F. Irish, 84, of Sloan died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, in Sioux City.

      Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Wood Funeral Chapel in Sloan, with Brother Harry White officiating. Burial will be in Sloan City Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral chapel.

      Mrs. Irish was born Feb. 7, 1917, in Sparta, N.C., the daughter of William and Gincie (Schupe) Adams. She was raised in Sloan and graduated from Sloan High School in 1935.

      On Dec. 20, 1935, she married William A. Irish in Sioux City. Mr Irish died July 13, 1987, in Onawa, Iowa.

      She was affiliated with the First Assembly of God Church in Sioux City. For years she visited shut-ins for the church. She enjoyed her family, her friends and her faith.

      Survivors include three daughters, Carol Bean and her husband, Dale, Joy Chewning and Shirley Beedle and her husband, Gary, all of Onawa; a special nephew, Gary Irish of Beaver Dam, Nev.; nine grandchildren; 27 great- grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and in-laws.

      She was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Joan Irish; and a special niece, Patty Allman.
    Buried Sloan Cemetery, Sloan, Woodbury Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I14399  irish
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2018 

    Family William Alverine Irish,   b. 8 May 1907, Omaha, Douglas Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1987, Onawa, Monona Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1935 
    Children 
    +1. Joy Delle Irish,   b. 16 Oct 1937, Salix, Woodbury Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2004, Onawa, Monona Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +2. C. L. Irish
    +3. S. J. Irish
     4. Joan Irish,   b. Apr 1946,   d. Apr 1946  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Family ID F4788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    William A and Thelma F. Adams Irish
    William A and Thelma F. Adams Irish

  • Sources 
    1. [S137197] Find-a-grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15046633/thelma-florence-irish.