June 10, 2010
Thursday, June 17, 2010 3:00PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Thursday, June 17, 2010 1 - 3pm
Grace (Spring) McAdams, 96, of Urbana, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2010, in Vancrest of Urbana.
She was born September 29, 1913, in Richwood, OH, to the late Howard and Bertie Spring of Marysville, OH. She attended school in Richwood and Marysville as well as Beauty Academy in Columbus, OH.
She was married November 24, 1934, to Kenneth McAdams who preceded her in death on July 24, 1975. In addition to her parents and her husband, she is preceded in death by her sister, Mary Snively; 3 brothers, Otis, Cecil and Donald Spring; as well as several sisters and brothers-in-law.
She was a member of the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church. She was active in the Mechanicsburg Active Citizens and also did volunteer work at the Mechanicsburg nutrition site. She worked many years at Hutchings Grocery and Hill’s Gift Shop.
Grace enjoyed oil painting and had quite an art gallery at her home on South Main Street in Mechanicsburg, where she lived for 54 years before moving to the village apartments. This was her favorite past time. Many of her paintings were passed on to her family and friends.
Grace is survived by her sister-in-law, Ruth Spring, of Florida; numerous nieces and nephews of both Grace and Kenneth; as well as many friends.
Funeral service will be held at 3 P.M. on Thursday, June 17, 2010 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with Rev. Dr. Harley Roston officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-3 P.M.
Memorial contributions may be made in Grace’s memory to the Mechanicsburg Fire and EMS Association, 18 North Main Street, Mechanicsburg. OH 43044 or to the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church, 42 North Main Street, Mechanicsburg, OH 43044. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.