Shelbyville Daily Union


February 7, 2014

Shirley June Adams

Shirley June Adams

Formerly of Shelbyville

Shirley June Adams, 76, of Bonita Springs, Florida, formerly of Paris, Shelbyville, Illinois, died Wednesday (February 5, 2014) at 10:35 pm in Bonita Springs, Florida.

Funeral Services will be held at Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home, Bonita Springs, Florida, with Pastor Russell Winn officiating on Monday, Feb. 10 2014 at 4 pm.

A celebration of life memorial will be held in Paris at The Stewart & Carroll Funeral in June.

Shirley J Adams was born June 4, 1937 in Shelbyville, Illinois. She married Leo W Adams, May 19, 1956.

Surviving are her husband, Leo W Adams, daughter, Brenda K Wright (Donald L Wright) and son, James L Adams; 7 grandchildren- Edward M Wright (Violet), Heath E Wright, Heather R Crippes (Ryan) and Heidi L Hutchings (Nick); 9 great grandchildren- Violet Wright, Brady, Carter and Alexis Crippes, Madison, Mason, Mackenzie, Madox & Marcus Hutchings; sisters Beulah E. West and Olive (Fern) Graven.

Shirley’s parents were Fred W Thacker and Ruth B McCoy.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Robert E Thacker, Carl Thacker, Kenneth D Thacker and Freddy P Thacker. Sisters: Betty R Blackwell, Vera P Robinson, Dortha M Sullivan.

In lieu of flowers the family request friends and family to honor Shirley at the Paris Memorial with donations to Paul Warner Animal Rescue or The Edgar County Humane Assoc.

For further information and online condolences, please see

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