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Dorothy Mcadams

July 31, 1946 — April 24, 2019

Dorothy Ann McAdams, 72 of Tipton died at 2:53 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton.  Dorothy was born in Elwood on July 31, 1946 to Francis Edwin & Betty Jo (Crail) Powell.  She married Arley Joe McAdams on September 2, 1967 and he preceded her in death on August 17, 2008.

Dorothy retired from the Tipton County Courthouse after many years of public service.  She had also worked at Pioneer and S&R Consulting.  She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Democrat Womens Club.  She enjoyed camping and being the caretaker of her grandkids.

Survivors include two daughters, Angela Mercer and husband Troy, Greentown and Amy McAdams Gonzales and husband Matt, Indianapolis; six siblings, Steven Powell and wife Karen, William Powell and wife Carol, David Powell, Kevin Powell, Jeffrey Powell and Beth Rippy, all of Tipton; one sister-in-law, Susan Powell, Tipton; five grandchildren, Wesley Hill, Noah Hill, Graham Hill, Oscar Gonzales and Isidore Gonzales, and several nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by one brother, Daniel Powell.

Her funeral mass will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 29 at the St. Joseph Retreat & Conference Center in Tipton.  Rev. David Huemmer will preside.  Burial will follow at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Young-Nichols Funeral Home with a Rosary being recited at 2:00.

Memorial donations may be made to Tipton County Relay for Life American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46278.

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