Dorothy Grace Adams

Dorothy Grace Adams, 86, 10-year resident of Coupeville, died at Whidbey General Hospital July 1, 2002.

Mrs. Adams was born in Seattle on June 6, 1916, to Claude and Lillian Shinn. She was raised in Centralia, where she graduated from high school. She moved to Long Beach, Calif., where she lived for 40 years and raised three daughters. She worked as a drill press operator for McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft. She moved to Whidbey Island in 1992 where she lived at her home in Admiral’s Cove.

Dorothy is survived by her three daughters, Sharon Hawkins and husband George of Coupeville, Donna Foote and husband Lowell of Phoenix, Ariz., and Barbara Lynn Adams of Pomona, Calif.; six grandchildren, Sheila Wilkinson and husband Mitch in Nevada, Denise Malis and husband John of Phoenix, Ariz., Douglas Foote and wife Cynthia of Anaheim, Calif., Karen Foote of Long Beach, Calif., Matthew Hawkins of Coupeville and Lance Corporal Daniel Hawkins, USMC, in North Carolina; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lois Sullivan of Tacoma and Virginia Gillis of Steilacoom; also, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services and interment will take place at Rose Hills in Whittier, Calif. Arrangements under direction of Burley Funeral Chapel.