Delta M. Adams

April 05, 1906 ‒ August 24, 2007

Delaware, Ohio

Delta Mae Adams, age 101, of Delaware formerly of Westerville died early Friday morning, August 24, 2007 at the Centrum Assisted Living Center at Willow Brook in Delaware.

She was born on April 5, 1906 in Mayfield, Kentucky to the late Lena and Walter Rohrer. Delta expressed a zest for life and cared deeply for those around her. An accomplished liturgical artist, she received recognition for her inspirational pieces, many of which are part of permanent displays in churches and theological institutions.

Proceeded in death by husband of 40 years Oren L. Adams in 1966, daughter Shirley A. Behnke Kaufman; brothers Emerson, JT, WC and Curtis Rohrer; sisters Easter Marie Rohrer and Lucille Burgess.

Survived by son Kenneth Adams (Alice) of Galena, son-in-law John Kaufman of Upper Arlington, grandchildren Eugene, Kristy, and Valerie Adams of Galena, Doug (Robbin) Behnke of Delaware, Curt (Peggy) Behnke of Greenhills, Pam (Pete) Alexander of Castle Rock, CO, six great grandchildren, sister Metomah Saxton, brother Vernon Rohrer of Mayfield, KY, and many devoted family members.

Friends may call Tuesday 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St. (SR 36), Delaware and Wednesday from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at William Street United Methodist Church, 28 W. William St., Delaware, where services will follow Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Grayson Atha officiating, interment Glen Rest Cemetery.

Special thanks to the staff at Willow Brook Christian Village of Delaware and Home Reach Hospice Ohio Health for their extraordinary care and support.

Memorial contributions can be made to HomeReach Hospice,OhioHealth Foundation,180 East Broad Street, Floor 31,Columbus, OH 43215-3707

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