JUNCTION CITY — Carol A. Adams, a member of St. Helen Parish here, died June 10 of age-related causes. She was a 82.

Mrs. Adams was born Dece. 16, 1931 in Kaukauna, Wis. She married Dale Sherrill Adams in 1948 in Vancouver, Wash. She worked in the grocery business and family-run business she co-owned with her husband Dale. They operated Adams Distributing for 23 years, retiring in 1996. She was also an active member of St. Helen Catholic Church where she was involved with St. Vincent de Paul. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2010.


She is survived by her sons, Robert and Richard Adams, Junction City; two daughters, Cheryl Coughran and Jan Nicol, Junction City; sister, RoseMarie Henderson, Eugene; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was held at St. Helen Catholic Church in Junction City.