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Norma Jeanne Adams

Graveside services for Norma Jeanne Adams, 83, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, August 7, 2020 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Adams died 4:08 a.m., Sunday, August 2, 2020 at West Vue Nursing Center.  She was born March 15, 1937 at Hickman, Kentucky the daughter of William Paul Pierson and Mary Alice Mast Pierson.  On June 2, 1955, she was married at Hernando, Mississippi to Eugene (Gene) Adams who preceded her in death on August 31, 2013.  Before her retirement, Mrs. Adams was employed as a bookkeeper at Burton Creek Pharmacy.  She loved to watch college basketball, Cardinal’s baseball and reading.  She loved her family, especially her grandkids.


She is survived by four children, Leslie “Jane” Pingleton, husband, Larry, West Plains, Missouri, David Adams, wife, Lisa, Fenton, Missouri , Karen Toellner, husband, Bil, Fort Worth, Texas and Sharon Adams, Columbia, Missouri; five grandchildren, Billy “Bud” Toellner, Mat Toellner, Courtney Woodruff, Seth Pingleton and Emma Carter; one brother, Jim Watson, wife, Debbie, State of Florida; two sisters, Beth Moore, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Dixie Barnett, Springfield, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.


Her parents, husband, two sisters, Billie June Black and Betty Sue Sizemore and one brother, Earnest Pierson, preceded her in death.


Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital and may be left or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


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