Rose Marie Adams, 78, of Cadiz, Ohio, died in Trinity West Hospital on Feb. 16, following a long illness. She was born April 10, 1937, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, daughter of the late Joseph and Nancy Koneski Grabits.

Rose was a graduate of Hopedale High School, class of 1955, had worked for a number of years for Carson Petroleum and married her husband Denver F. Adams Jr. of Cadiz, on April 30, 1960.

Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Denver F. Adams III of Cadiz, one daughter, Susan Dolecki and husband Mitchell of Cadiz. There are two brothers, James Grabits of Adena and Joseph Grabits of Cadiz. And three sisters, Betty Laney of Dennison, Ohio, Shirley Laney of East Springfield, Ohio and Donna Jean Migloire of South Carolonia.

Rose has one grandson, Tyler Dolecki, of Cadiz.

Honoring Rose wishes, there were no visitations or services.

Blackburn Funeral Home of Hopedale, Ohio was in charge of arrangements. Phone at (740) 937-2461 and email: