In Memory of Ruby Lois Adams








Ruby Lois Adams

Johnstown - Ruby Lois Adams, 69 of Johnstown went home to be with the Lord on February 3, 2018 at Knox Community Hospital.

Funeral Service will be Saturday February 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Matteson funeral Home in West Salem with Pastor Floyd Costello officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home Friday evening 6:00 to 8:00 and one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial in Congress Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at the funeral home website at

Ruby was born in Wooster on July 2, 1948 the daughter of Edgar & Juanita (Smith) Adams.

She graduated in 1969 from Northwestern High School and in 1972 from Canton College where she received an accounting degree.

She was a homemaker all her life. She enjoyed playing Bingo , going to concerts and the Wayne County Fair and the Ohio State Fair.

Ruby is survived by siblings, David(Karen)Adams of Wooster, Kirby(Janice) Adams of Georgia, Hazel ( Louise) Pelfrey of Portsmouth, sister-in-law, Eileen Adams of California, her fiancé, Don Donahue of Johnstown, numerous nieces and nephews.

Her parents, brother, Ronnie, a niece, brother-in-law, Don Pelfrey died previously.

Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date in Johnstown.


Published in the Advocate on Feb. 7, 2018