Alma O. McCormack Adams

Alma O. McCormack Adams, 98, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Friday, September 22, at Western Missouri Medical Center.

Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27 at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg with Rev. Randy Crawshaw officiating. Interment will follow at Warrensburg Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Alma was born April 26, 1919, near Warsaw, Missouri, daughter of George Thomas Bird and Florence A. (Laws) Bird. She married F. O. McCormack on July 29, 1939, in Warrensburg. The couple lived south of town prior to moving northwest of town. She went to work for F. W. Woolworths. In 1953, they moved to town and she went to work for Town & Country Shoe Factory for 23 years. In 1976, went to work at Warrensburg Manor, until retiring after 17 years of service. Alma was married to Richard H. Adams on May 18, 1997. She volunteered for Meals on Wheels and The Clothes Closet. She was a seamstress. Alma enjoyed making quilts, going to garage sales and dancing. She was also an avid doll collector. She was an active member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include three children, Norma Elwell, Tom McCormack and fiance, Vickie Wright and David McCormack and wife, Christina; all of Warrensburg; brother, Thomas Wayne Bird and wife, Irene of Santa Barbara, California; six grandchildren, Jeanine Rambo and husband, Larry of Elkland, Missouri; Suzanne McCormack of Seattle, Washington; Melissa Garza and husband, Juan of Sarcoxie, Misouri; Danny Wright, Katelyn McCormack and Alexander McCormack, all of Warrensburg; nine great grandchildren; numerous great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; two sister-in-laws, Jean Bird of Placerville, California and Shirley Bird of Centerview, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; infant daughter, Nancy Ann; son-in-law, Charles Elwell; four brothers, Alvin, Glen, Bob and Bill Bird; sister, Thelma Hare and dear friend, Dutch Young.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to service time, Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions are suggested to Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

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