Doris Ruth (Scherer) Adams, 89, Hoxie, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at Sheridan County Health Complex, Hoxie.

She was born Jan. 31, 1928, in Kansas City, Kan., to John Henry Scherer and Anna Elisabeth (Scholl) Adams.

She married Lyman Adams on Nov. 7, 1946, in Kansas City, Mo. He preceded her in death. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Lyman Lee Adams Jr. and wife, Marie, Hillsboro; two daughters, Gloria Ruth Mattix, Salida, Colo., and Veva Elizabeth Ruggles and husband, Steve, Winfield,; a brother, John Henry Scherer and wife, Jean, Frisco, Texas; two sisters, Ellen Rose Larson and husband, Gene, Knoxville, Tenn., and Shirley Carper and husband, Owen, Newton; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Carl Eugene Adams; and an infant daughter, Linda Marie Adams.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hoxie United Methodist Church, Hoxie; burial in Hoxie City Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 6 p.m. Friday at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.

Memorials are suggested to Hoxie United Methodist Church or Sheridan County Health Complex Long Term Care, in care of the funeral home.

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