Shirley C. Adams

Shirley C. Adams, age 94, of Council Bluffs, passed away May 31, 2019, at Risen Son Christian Village.

Shirley was born October 11, 1924, in Council Bluffs, to the late Sherman and Myrtle (Hanson) Johnson. She graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1943. Shirley married John Adams on November 15, 1943. They were blessed with 3 children, Cynthia, Timothy and Jeffrey. Shirley was the office manager for the Iowa State Extension Service for 18 years. She was a member of Hazel Dell United Methodist Church and the Hazel Dell Friendship Club.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, John Adams in 1971; sister, Helen Guill; brothers, Willis and Dale Johnson.

Shirley is survived by her daughter, Cindy (Joe) Van Ackeren, of North Bend, Neb.; sons, Tim Adams, Jeff (Lynn) Adams. all of Crescent, Iowa; 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family, Monday, 5 to 7 p.m., at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel. Funeral service, Tuesday, 1 p.m., at the funeral home. Interment, Hazel Dell Cemetery with a lunch following at Hazel Dell Methodist Church. Memorials are suggested to Hazel Dell Methodist Church or to a charity of the donor's choice.

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