Hazel Marie Jordan Adey, 89, daughter of Grover and Ella Breeden Jordan, was born Feb. 7, 1915, at Ink in Shannon County. She died May 11, 2004, at Phelps County Regional Medical Center at Rolla. She attended school in St. Louis. She married Marvin Conway Adey June 12, 1934, at Houston. They had three children. The Adeys spent their married life on the family farm in Strawberry Hollow a few miles from Houston. They raised cattle and always had chickens. They enjoyed square dancing at local events and playing the card game “”Pitch”” with family and friends. Mrs. Adey cooked at the Lazy L Cafe in Houston for many years. After the death of her husband in 1974, she moved to Houston to care for her mother. She retired from Rawlings Sporting Goods as a sewing machine operator. After retirement, Mrs. Adey enjoyed painting, quilting and traveling. She attended exercise classes and did volunteer work at the Houston Senior Center. She played cards and dominos in the afternoons at the center and participated in the Senior Olympic games, winning several medals. She traveled on an airplane for the first time in 1988, flying to Las Vegas with her granddaughter. She battled breast cancer when she was in her 70s. She remained in Houston for more than 20 years. In recent years, she moved next door to her son, Hershel, at Beulah. She enjoyed living on the farm again and watching the livestock. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Karla Faye Adey; her parents; one brother, John Jordan; and one sister, Clares Mitchell. Surviving are two sons, Marvin Dewayne Adey of Licking and Hershel Eugene Adey of Beulah; one sister, Irene Bennett of Houston; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Services were May 14 at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wesley Wallace officiating. Burial was in the Arthur’s Creek Cemetery. “

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