June 26, 2016


Betty Adams

Betty Adams, 88, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Akron Manor Care. Until June, she had resided for past 20 years at Paul E. Belcher Apartments in Akron, after retiring from DiFeo and Sons Poultry.

As one of five children, she was born Betty Jane Rush on August 31, 1924, in Bridgeport, Ohio, to the late Whitten and Hazel Rush. She grew up in rural Harrison County, moved to rural Medina County, where she lived for over 20 years, then Doylestown, Ohio, before finally settling in Akron.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Whitten Rush and Hazel Waser Williams; twin sister, Clara Tabor; step mother, Beatrice Rockwood Rush; sister, Della Kirk; brother, Robert Rush; son, Charles Wagar; and granddaughter, Sandy Wiggins.

Betty is survived by her grandchildren; great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and sister, Jeanne Santee of Memphis, Tennessee.

As per Betty’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or services.