Carolyn Sue (White) Adams

Carolyn Sue (White) Adams


Carolyn Sue (White) Adams, 70, of Clarion passed away April 24, 2014, at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services for Carolyn Adams will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the Clarion Church of Christ, 420 North Main Street, in Clarion with Pastor Warren Curry officiating. Burial will follow at 2:00 PM at Rose Hill Cemetery in Eagle Grove. 

Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM on Monday, April 28, 2014, at Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East, Clarion, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church.

Carolyn Sue White was born on August 10, 1943, in Keokuk, Iowa. At the age of three she was adopted by Lawrence and Hazel White of Clarion. In 1962, she graduated from Clarion High School and then attended Junior College. Carolyn continued her education in Ashland, Oregon, where she received her Master’s degree in teaching in 1967. That year she began a 25 year teaching career at the Eldora Training School. Throughout this time she began taking computer classes and after years of training started writing computer programs.

On September 20, 2003, she married Duane Lee Adams at the Clarion Church of Christ. The couple made their home in Clarion. Carolyn loved scrapbooking and was a volunteer at the hospital gift shop and Relay for Life. She was also an active member of Clarion Church of Christ.

Carolyn is survived by her husband, Duane; step-daughter, Sherlene (Russell) Washington of Eagle Grove; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; sister, Linda Engesether of Bemidji, MN; brother, Tim White of Mason City and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Hazel; parents-in-law, James and Viola Adams and brother, Kenneth R. White.


Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Ewing Funeral Home – Clarion
1801 Central Avenue East, Clarion, Iowa 50525
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Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Clarion Church of Christ
420 North Main Street, Clarion, Iowa 50525
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