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Obituary for Karen Adams (Jones)


EAST LIVERPOOL – Karen L. Jones Adams, of East Liverpool, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was 72.

A daughter of the late John and Alice Hollins Jones, she was born in East Liverpool on September 14, 1945.

She was retired from East Liverpool City Hospital, where she had worked as a dietary cook. A music lover, she would sing Karaoke and perform with local musicians at area venues including the Rogers Community Auction and the Tri-State Coon Hunters Club, often performing with her husband.

Surviving her at home is her husband, Robert L. Adams, Sr., whom she married on April 1, 1970.

Also surviving are her five children: Karen Butler and her husband, Charlie, of Chester; Michelle Holland and her husband, Matt, of Lisbon; Timothy L. Jones, and his companion, Angie, of Rogers, Robert L. Adams, Jr. of East Liverpool; and Chad Adams and his wife, Diana, of East Liverpool. Karen also leaves behind 12 grandchildren.

Additional survivors include her sisters, Patricia Coil and Jennie Pezer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Kathleen Fickes, Nancy Geer and Sue Crawford, and a brother Jack Jones.

Friends may visit Friday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Rev. Samuel Monte will conduct a funeral service Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will take place at Columbiana County Memorial Park.

Following the service, friends and family will gather at the Dawson Family Center for fellowship.

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