Preceding her in death were her parents and only sibling, Irvin L. Stewart.
Besides being a superb wife and mother, she was an accomplished stenographer, office manager and accountant. Her early career was associated with civil construction projects in TX and AR and then later with the federal government in AR and NE. She was 57 years of age when she earned her Associate Degree in Accounting with honors from Metropolitan Community College, Omaha. Being a gifted seamstress, she enjoyed retirement most when she could be inside doing her quilting or spend time outside tending to her flowers. Maurice, along with her husband, retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of Omaha in January 1992. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Blair, NE.
Survivors husband, Ronald J. Adams of York; sons and spouses, Michael S. and Paula Berry of Edgemont, Arkansas, Ronald J. Jr. and Ruth L. Adams of York;grandchildren, Renee (Berry) Smith and Adam Berry, AR, Timothy, David, Alexander and Janelle Adams, all of York; great-granddaughter, Alyssa Nicole Smith. Also surviving is a very close sister-in-law, Lucile Garrett of Benton, Arkansas.
Funeral services will be held, Monday, 10/31/05 at 10:00 am at Metz Mortuary Chapel, York, followed by Graveside Services at Fort Calhoun Cemetery, Fort Calhoun, NE at 2:30 pm. Honorary casket bearers are Tom Anderson, Jeff Bowser, Robert Fitzgerald, Bob Slechta, Tom Gitter and Gary Nelson. Visitation 2-9 pm on Sunday with family greeting relatives and friends from 6-8 pm. Memorials in lieu of flowers to donor’s choice or Alzheimer’s Assn.