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Helen Mae Adams

May 14, 1933 — July 13, 2023

Helen Mae Adams, 90, of Knightstown, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2023 at The Waters of New Castle. She was born May 14, 1933 in Mintonville, Kentucky the daughter of William Roscoe and Bessie Alice (Sweet) Thompson.

Helen was married to Roy C. Adams from November 14, 1949 until the day of his death July 13, 2007. Helen moved from Kentucky to Rush County, Indiana in 1947. She then moved to Henry County in 1954 where she has resided until her death.

Helen worked at Indiana Knitwear of Greenfield for about 10 years and at Western Electric in Indianapolis for about 15 years. She received her GED and also took courses through Moody Bible Institute. She attended Spiceland Baptist Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Liberty Baptist and Whittier Lane Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School and was in charge of the kitchen in the Fellowship Hall of Liberty Baptist Church. Helen enjoyed cooking for her family and friends, going to auctions, garage sales and reading good books. She also enjoyed taking care of her yard and tending to her flowers.

She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Janice (Roger) Stevens of Spiceland and her sons, Gary (Mandy) Adams and Steve (Tina) Adams of Knightstown; grandchildren; Kristi Jones, Richard Stevens, Jeff Adams, Craig Adams, Jennifer Turner, Alex Turner, Tammy Iniquez and Aaron Stevens; 20 great grandchildren and 22 great-great grandchildren; a sister, Bonnie Rogian of Shelbyville; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Roy C. Adams; three sisters and two brothers; two brothers-in-law; and one great granddaughter.

Services will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Knightstown Chapel with Brother Randy Gross officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences and memories of Helen may be shared at www.hinsey-brown.com .
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Tuesday, July 18, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel

7355 S Indiana 109, Knightstown, IN 46148

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023

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Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel

7355 S Indiana 109, Knightstown, IN 46148

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