Helen Marie Adams was born on April 29, 1917 in the small Indiana town of Quincy, to Chesley and Hazel Summers. She passed peacefully into God’s presence on July 4, 2016. She married Paul Adams on September 13, 1936 in Spencer, Indiana. The family lived in Indiana, moved to Lima; Ohio in the early 50’s and then moved to Turlock, CA in 1958. She had four children: Larry (Sue) of Lima, Ohio, Karen, Douglas (Camille) and Rick (Sandy) both of Turlock, CA.
Helen worked as a medical transcriber before going to work for the City of Turlock as a secretary to the Police Chief, retiring in 1976. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Turlock and spent many years teaching Sunday school and Bible study. Her last several years were spent residing in Paramount Court Assisted Living.
She was preceded in death by her sisters Margaret and Virginia and her brothers John, Warren and Harry as well as her husband Paul and daughter Karen. She is survived by her brother Roy, her sister Rose, three sons, nine grandchildren and many great - grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 9 to 10:00 a.m. on Tues., July 12 at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd., CA. Graveside Service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. at Turlock Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to your local Hospice.