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In Memory of

Gladys Edith Stoker Adams

January 13, 1916 - March 25, 2015

Obituary


After righteously living her mortal life for more than 99 years, our precious mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, Gladys Edith Stoker Adams, peacefully left the cares and pain of mortality on March 25, 2015, and joined her extensive family who had preceded her into eternity.

Gladys was born on January 13, 1916, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Edith Rebecca Howell and James Frederick Stoker. She married Charles Fenton Adams on September 27, 1946, in the Salt Lake Temple. A faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Gladys fulfilled two...

After righteously living her mortal life for more than 99 years, our precious mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, Gladys Edith Stoker Adams, peacefully left the cares and pain of mortality on March 25, 2015, and joined her extensive family who had preceded her into eternity.

Gladys was born on January 13, 1916, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Edith Rebecca Howell and James Frederick Stoker. She married Charles Fenton Adams on September 27, 1946, in the Salt Lake Temple. A faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Gladys fulfilled two fulltime missions, the first to the Western States prior to her marriage and the second to the Virginia Roanoke Mission with her beloved Charles. She worked for many years in the auxiliaries of the Church and as an organist in the Salt Lake Temple. Gladys leaves a great posterity of four children, Edith (Patrick) McGee, Charles (Diane) Adams, Duane (Carolyn) Adams, Annette Lelenoa, her brother Paul Stoker, and sister LeVon (Donald) Brewer; 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her brothers and sisters-in-law Frederick (Violet), Glenn (Alice), Howard (Alice), Royal (Josephine), Woodrow (Maxine and Josephine), and her brothers Clarence, Kenneth, and Wilford, her sister Naomi, her sister-in-law Gladys Stoker, her daughter-in-law Peggy Brown Adams, and by two grandchildren, Tyler Adams and Sarah Adams Mickelson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 30, at the Wandamere Ward, 304 East 2700 South. Family and friends may call on Sunday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive and at the ward from 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will be at Mountain View Memorial Estates.