SONORA — Delores Adams passed away on June 23, 2012, in Junction, Texas. She was born Delores Faye Fish on May 3, 1917, at the family ranch in Kimble County near Fort McKavett.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Adams; an infant son; her twin sister, Doris McIntosh of San Angelo; her sister, Willie Evans of Fort McKavett; and brother Clarence Fish of Eldorado.
She is survived by sisters Bernice Williamson of Camp Allison and Frances Edmiston of Eldorado; her son John Q. Adams and daughter-in-law Susie of Camp Allison; her granddaughter, Johnna Shay Thibodeau; and great-granddaughter Reese Riley Thibodeau of Houston; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Delores went to the Murr Community Country School and then graduated from Eldorado High School as Valedictorian of her class. She worked for many years at Western Union telegraph in San Angelo, and later enjoyed working with the mentally-impaired at the State Hospital at Carlsbad, Texas.
She was an active worker in the San Angelo West Side Church of Christ and the Cedar Hill Church of Christ near Roosevelt.
She and Gene retired to the ranch on the North Llano River near Camp Allison in 1980. She enjoyed feeding and watching the birds and wildlife. She also greatly enjoyed card and domino games with her relatives, neighbors and friends.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 26, in Cedar Hill Cemetery near Roosevelt, Texas. Services were conducted by Kerbow Funeral Home of Sonora, with Clyde Dukes officiating.