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Delores Marie (Horn) Adams

April 26, 1940 ~ April 3, 2022 (age 81) 81 Years Old


Delores Marie Adams, 81, of Litchfield, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022, at 8:34 A.M. at her residence.  Born April 26, 1940. A daughter of Earl Vesty and Eva (Taylor) Horn.  She married Richard Burl Adams, on July 2, 1955 in Corinth, MS, and he survives.

Mrs.  Adams was employed over the years at Echlin Manufacturing, St. Francis Hospital and at Heritage Manor.  She and her husband lived in Florida for several years before returning to Litchfield.   She enjoyed working in her flower garden, and enjoyed every opportunity to be with her grandchildren and visiting with them.  She also enjoyed traveling with her husband and camping.

In addition to her husband, Richard, Mrs. Adams in survived by her son, Richard (Lori) Adams of Litchfield. Daughter, Cathy (David) Chiarodo of Benld, IL. Her brother, Keith (Bonnie) Horn of Litchfield.  Son-in-law, Brad Pratt of Benld. Sisters-in-law  Mary Horn of Litchfield, Wanda Bandy of Litchfield and Jane Ethen of_Litchfield.

9 grandchildren; Angela (David) Titter, Travis (Tonya) Blevins, Dawn (fiancé Timothy Humphreys) Alexander, James Chiarodo, Ashley Adams, Tara (John) Kardis, Maggie (Zack) Eickhoff, Amber Barrero, and Pamela (Brian) Austin.  7 great grandchildren, Brenden Eickhoff, Ellie Kardis, Kaiya and Vance Chiarodo, Mason, Garrett and Lily Terry, And baby Austin on the way.  She leaves several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Adams is preceded in death by her parents, daughters Delores Ann Pratt and Pamela Barrero, brothers Charles, Floyd, Harold, and Vernon Horn, and her sister Anna May Beckham. Her father-in-law  Burl B. Adams and mother-in-law  Rose  (Komor) Adams Pollard.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Adams will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at the Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. The Ed Fogle will officiate and burial will be in the Crabtree Cemetery in South Litchfield Township.  Visitation for Mrs. Adams will be Friday from 4:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. 

The family suggest memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Litchfield Food Pantry. 


April 8, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

Funeral Service
April 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Litchfield Food Pantry
102 S. Montgomery St., Litchfield IL 62056


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