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Leona V. Adams

October 23, 1924 ~ December 7, 2022 (age 98) 98 Years Old
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Obituary

Leona V. Adams, 98, of Grover Hill, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at Vancrest of Delphos. She was born October 23, 1924, in Delphos, OH, to George and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Martin, who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to William “Bill” Cross, who preceded her in death in 1954. She married Billy M. Adams on July 11, 1959. He preceded her in death on May 7, 2017.

She is survived by her children with Bill Cross, a son, Michael (Joyce) Cross of Van Wert and Donna (Jerry) Wannemacher of Ottoville; five grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren, and former daughter-in-law, Judy Sholl.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Philip P. Cross; a brother, Albert Martin; and eight sisters, Viola Studenka, Frances Kroeger, Eleanora Grothouse, Catherine Miller, Marie Etzkorn, Irene Kill, Jane Young, and Helen Cross.

Leona worked at DWG Cigar Factory in Delphos. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, as well as, a member of the Immaculate Conception Church Altar Rosary Society in Ottoville.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 12, 2022, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville. Father George Mahas will officiate. Burial to follow in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Delphos. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 11, 2022, at Harter & Schier Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Cemetery or the Ottoville Church Repair Fund.


Services

Visitation
Sunday
December 11, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Harter and Schier
209 West Third Street
Delphos, OH 45833

Funeral Mass
Monday
December 12, 2022

10:30 AM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (Ottoville)

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