Wilma F. Adams, 97, of New Philadelphia, formerly of Freeport, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 at Park Village Health Care in New Philadelphia, Ohio. She was born Feb. 21, 1924 in Moorefield, Ohio, a daughter of the late Roy Vernon and Corella Dove Todd Moore.

She was the former co-owner and manager of the Don Adams Texaco, a member of the Rankin United Methodist Church, where she served as the pianist for many years, an avid bowler, and worked at the Timken Corp during WWII.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Adams in 2000; a granddaughter, Jennifer Adams; daughter-in-law, Janet Adams; and three brothers, Dale, Donald, and William Moore.

Surviving are her four children: Kelly Adams and his friend Nan of New Philadelphia, Teresa (Gary) Tarbert of Piedmont, Gene (Sharry) Adams of Tippecanoe and Dawn (Jim) Milleson of Tippecanoe; 9 grandchildren: Greg (Joni) Tarbert, Jolene (Dennis) Bloomquist, Ryan (Shannon) Tarbert, Angie (Bill) Bryant, Chad Adams, Jon Dean, Andrew (Marlena) Dean, Kaila (Jimmy) McPeek and Mark (Stephanie) Dean; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews.

Due to COVID, there will be no calling hours. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30, at noon at the Rankin United Methodist Church (77195 Rankin Road, Cadiz, Ohio 43907) with Pastor Jon Little officiating. The family asks that you arrive at the church just before the funeral service, wear masks and practice social distancing. Burial will follow at Nottingham Church Cemetery, Cadiz, Ohio. The family is being assisted by Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rankin U.M.C., c/o Lori Milleson (33425 Belmont Ridge Road, Piedmont, Ohio 43983).

The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland-barr.com.