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Services for Jane Adams of Nevada City will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. Graveside services will follow at Forest View Cemetery in Nevada City.

Mrs. Adams died Sunday, Aug. 4, in Sacramento. She was 87.

She was born Oct. 15, 1914, in San Jose to Walter Elmer and Genevieve Gertrude McIntire.



She graduated from Berkeley High School at the age of 14 and earned a bachelor’s degree in English at Stanford University. She married Jeff Adams in Palo Alto in 1951. She worked for Grass Valley Group for 13 years before retiring in 1975. She was a member of the American Association of University Women and enjoyed volunteering at the library as a children’s reading tutor.

Mrs. Adams is survived by a sister, Cynthia McIntire-Gruszkiewicz of Vacaville; niece, Susan McIntire of Sacramento; and nephews William Neil of San Francisco, Brian Neil of Rancho Cordova and Michael Neil of Danville. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1975.




Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.


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