GIRARD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Lesta Adams, 98, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas, surrounded by her family.
Lesta was born January 10, 1921, in West Mahoning Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania and was a daughter of the late Harvey Miles and Ora L. Shaffer Bowser.
She was raised in Dayton, Pennsylvania, graduated from Dayton High School and worked at Bell Aircraft in New York during World War II.
Lesta enjoyed traveling with family and friends and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought her much joy.
She lived in Girard from 1947 until 2006 and then moved to Corona, California. In 2016, she moved to Fort Worth, Texas to be closer to family.
Lesta was a member of First Methodist Church in Girard.
Her husband, Melvin Adams, whom she married October 18, 1947, passed away in 1979.
Lesta leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Carole (Wayne) Nelson and Sally (Gordon) Klerks; a daughter-in-law, Beverly Adams; five grandchildren, Doug, David, Todd (Lauren), Erin (Maria) and Michael “Mike” and eight great-grandchildren, Diego, Mia, Victoria, Logan, Henry, Elizabeth, Brady and Cody.
Besides her husband, a son, David and siblings, Clifford Ray, John, Lucille, Laird and Clair, preceded Lesta in death.
Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2019 at Kinnick Funeral Home, 222 S. State Street, Girard, where a funeral service will follow at 12:15 p.m.