Annabelle M. Adams, 88, of Granite City, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Granite Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Granite City.
She was born May 31, 1927, in Madisonville, Ky., a daughter of the late Charley E. and Lorene (Fugate) Moore.
Annabelle was a lifelong homemaker. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City and in her free time she enjoyed reading and spending time with her family. Annabelle will be remembered for her giving heart and all the special times she shared with her family and friends.
She is survived by and will be missed by her children, Clifford and (Connie) Adams of Granite City, Jim Adams and (Thela Wanick) of Cottage Hills, John and (Shelley) Adams of Kane, and Matt Adams of Granite City; daughter-in-law, Deborah Adams of Granite City; grandchildren, Donald A. Adams, Douglas A. Adams, Belynda Loftus, Michelle Dennis, Aaron Dennis, John D. Adams II and Shannon Gallion; and great-grandchildren, Dylan Adams, Dakota Adams, Abigail Loftus, Madison Prewett, Macy Prewett, Meadow Prewett, Alexis Williams and John D. Adams III.
In addition to her parents, Annabelle was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Ralph Adams; her son, Don A. Adams; grandson, Timothy Adams; brothers, Jim Moore and Otis Onan; and sisters, Pearline Brisbin and Valene Moore.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of her life, services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2016, at the funeral home with Michael Adams officiating. Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Hospital.