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Clara Adams, 78, Cave City, dies at Norton's Hospital

Was a member of Highland UMC and was active in quilting
Clara Adams, 78, of Cave City, passed away Friday, March 10, 2006 at Norton's Hospital in Louisville.

She was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late William Dewey and Iva Mae Keltner Baker.

Mrs. Adams was a member of Highland United Methodist Church, an avid quilter and gardener, a member of the American Quilters Society and the Quilting Friends Club in Glasgow, and a homemaker.She was preceded in death by two sisters; Bertha Marie Baker and Ruby Baker Land, and one brother; Thomas Baker.

Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 am, Monday, March 13, in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home, Cave City, KY, with burial in Cave City Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Highland United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, T.J. Adams, Cave City, KY, and the following:
  • Three sisters: Lucille Sneed, Elizabethtown, KY; Geneva Yarberry, Columbia, KY; and Ella Dee Janes and her husband, Russell, Cave City, KY

  • Four brothers: Sony Baker and his wife, Paula, Greensburg, KY; Garlan baker and his wife, Doris, Greensburg, KY; Dulath Baker and his wife, Jean, Columbia, KY; and Gleason Baker and his wife, Bonnie, Lexington, NC

  • Two sisters-in-law: Alta Ree Hensley and Virginia Baker, both of Campbellsville, KY

  • And a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins

This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: you trust, caring for people you love.

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