Karen Jo Adams


Karen Jo Adams, 73, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

She was born on Aug. 4, 1948, to the late Harry and Nellie Marquell. Karen was a devoted follower of Christ and she enjoyed cooking and spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Sharon LaRoux, Wayne Marquell and Ron Marquell; and her husband, John Adams.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her two children, Alicia Adams and Chris Adams (Sunny); siblings, Wanda Pheffer, Julie Hicks, Jane Kindle and Larry Marquell; grandchildren, Jonathan, Sophia and Eliana; and numerous extended family members and friends.

Karen’s family received friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Companion Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Her Life will be held at Cornerstone Community Church in Seymour, Indiana, on Friday at 1 p.m. She will be laid to rest following the service at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Karen or your condolences with her family at her online memorial at



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