In Memory of Norma Jean Adams
Norma Jean Adams, 97, of Marietta, Ohio died on April 29, 2022, at Waterview Pointe in Marietta. She was born on
July 4, 1924, in Marietta to Albert A. and Mildred Davis Kuehn.
Norma graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic
High School in 1942. She was a member of The Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption and the Catholic Women’s Club. Norma
was a volunteer at St. Mary’s School, Marietta Memorial Hospital, and Red Cross. She loved to play cards, particularly
pinochle and bridge, coloring, music and singing, and playing bingo. Norma loved extended family gatherings.
She is survived by her children, Janice “Jann” Adams and Scott Adams (Kimberly); grandchildren, Erica
Lehnert (JD), Catherine Adams, Andrew Adams, and Ezekiel Adams-McCoy; great-granddaughter, Lucy Lehnert; sisters, Evelyn Hawn
and Charlotte Kuehn; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin E. Adams, whom
she married on June 6, 1947; two sons, Randy and Brian Adams; and sister, Rosemary Weckbacher.
Norma’s family will greet friends on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, from 5-7 pm at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley &
Peoples Funeral Home, with a Vigil service held at 4 p.m. Funeral Liturgy, with Mass, will be 10:00 am Thursday, May 5, 2022,
at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption, with The Rev. Monsignor John Michael Campbell as celebrant. The burial will
be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be directed to Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption maintenance fund,
506 Fourth Street, Marietta, OH 45750. The family would like to thank the staffs of Elison Assisted Living and Waterview Pointe
for their care, compassion, and assistance.
Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home is honored to serve Norma’s family, offering
online condolences and many other resources by visiting CawleyandPeoples.com or their Facebook page.
Norma Adams was a polio survivor who was a member
of the Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group.