Bonnie Irwin Adams

Wednesday, March 12, 2003

Bonnie Irwin Adams, 85, of Shelbyville, Ky., died Feb. 16, 2003.

She was born Sept. 1, 1918 in Shelby County, Ky. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Bill Irwin; and her husband, Walter.

She was a former resident of Rector and was a graduate of the Rector High School Class of 1938. She was elected football homecoming queen her senior year.

She worked for a number of years for Drs. Bucy and Futrell.

She married Shelbyville, Ky. native, Walter Adams, and lived there until her death. She was a nurse at Kings Daughter's Hospital for over 40 years and was a member of Shelbyville First Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her son, Walter Adams, Jr, a recently retired employee of Louisville's General Electric; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Her funeral service was held Feb. 22 at Shannon Funeral Home in Shelbyville with Dr. Lowell Ogden officiating. Burial was in Gravel Hill Cemetery.