Phyllis Adams, 81 of Poulsbo passed away Wednesday, February 6th at home, surrounded by family.
She was born March 22, 1937 in Harlem, MT to Lauretta and Raymond Gable. Phyllis was raised in Thompson Falls, MT with three sisters( Helen, Rachel and Sheila) and a brother, Donald. She married Leon “Lee” Adams on June 6, 1953 in Thompson Falls. From there, they resided in Montana, Nebraska and Idaho. They moved to Poulsbo in 1967 where Lee took a position at the Keyport Naval Torpedo Station. Phyllis worked as a legal secretary for several law firms in Bremerton.
Surviving Phyllis are her two children, Kirk Leon Adams of Middleton, ID and Lori Rae Allen of Snohomish, WA, three grandsons( Kirk Adams, Jr, Middleton, ID, Keagan Adams, Oklahoma City, OK and Kyle Allen, Snohomish, WA), three sisters ( Helen Mandic, Bellevue, WA, Rachel Hulsey, Southern California and Sequim, WA, and Shelia Miller, Boise, ID) and many nieces and nephews. Lola, Phyllis’ special four-legged companion, never left her side.
At her request, there will be no services. Phyllis will be laid to rest with Lee in Thompson Falls, MT.
Donations may be made to fight ALS in Lee and Phyllis Adams’ name to the Steve Gleason for Neuroscience at WSU-Spokane via check or online at bit.ly/GleasonInstitute. Checks can be mailed to WSU Health Sciences Spokane, 421Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99202, Attn: Brooke Ledeboer, SAC 525A.