Judith Adams, age 70, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away in her home Sunday morning, September 3, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Judy was born on April 18, 1947 in Wauseon, Ohio to Franklin and Eleene (Taber) Decker. She attended Pike Delta York, attended modeling school at Margaret O'Brien, and obtained her accounting degree from Davis Business College. On January 18, 1969 she married the love of her life, James D. Adams. He preceded her in death on April 4, 2013.
Judy enjoyed working at Hertz Rent-a-Car at the Toledo Express Airport before being employed at Jeep, until her injury there in October of 1985. Judy was a member of Zoar Lutheran Church in Perrysburg, Swanton American Legion Post #479, a proud wife of a Mason and widow of a distinguished Vietnam Veteran.
Judy will be remembered as a classy lady, who loved dancing, bowling, traveling, Nascar, trying her luck at the casino, and looked forward to spending each year at the Fulton County Fair.
Most of all, Judy loved her family. She will be greatly missed by her loving sister, Ruth Ann (Decker) Reither; four devoted children, Linda (Paul) Warnke, Doyle (Karen) Adams, Todd Adams and Heather (David) Corwin; 15 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Barb Poling, Joyce (Jim) May, Mary (David) Morris, John (Donna) Adams, Susie (Phil) Wiland, Les Adams, Richard Adams, Gail (Jack) Sager, Carol (Don) Wiland, Marvin (Darlene) Adams and Diane (Dale) Irelan; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her beloved husband of 44 years, Judy was preceded in death by her parents, Franklin and Eleene Decker; father and mother-in-law, Jesse and Marjorie Adams; brother, Tommy Decker; and sister-in-law, Wilma Stack.
Family and friends may visit Friday, September 8th, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton (419.826.2631). Visitation will continue Saturday, September 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Zion United Methodist Church, 4533 County Road 11 in Wauseon, where funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Zion Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Cherry Street Mission.
Residence: Swanton, Ohio
Visitation: Friday, September 8th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton
Funeral Service: Saturday, September 9th at 11:00 am at Zion United Methodist Church in Wauseon
Interment: Zion Cemetery