Thelma Lou Adams Wolfley 89, of Riverside, Idaho passed away April 3, 2011 in Blackfoot, Idaho at The Willows Assisted Living Center.
Thelma was born March 12, 1922 in Riverside, Idaho to Maurice William and Ellen Melissa (Homer) Adams. She attended school in Blackfoot and Moreland. She graduated from Moreland High School in 1940.
On December 3, 1940 Thelma married Lynn M. Wolfley in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities, including Relief Society, Young Women and Primary. She and her husband served a mission together in New Zealand in 1984. They also served as temple ordinance workers in the Idaho Falls Temple for many years. She enjoyed her callings and always served faithfully.
She was a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. She loved to cook, crochet, grow flowers in her yard and was a very talented seamstress.
She enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling with her husband and visiting her children and grandchildren.
She will be remembered for her service to her family, friends and neighbors.
Thelma is survived by her husband, Lynn of Riverside; her children, Jerry Lynn (Dennis) Shanklin, of Glendale, California; Lou Dawn (Tim) Hall, Gilbert, Arizona; Shauna (Ted) Nielsen, Herriman, Utah; Karen (Greg) McCallon, Saugus, California; R. Kim (Patricia) Wolfley, Moreland, Idaho; 20 grandchildren and 44 great grandchildren; brothers, Willard “Bill’ Adams, Robert ‘Bob’ Adams; sisters, Loa Lambson, Ellen Mae McClellan Allen, Vesa Cozzens and De Ann Hammond.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Homer ‘Bud’ Lee Adams, Duane Kay Adams, and Bruce Kent Adams.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday April 6, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the Moreland 6th Ward, Blackfoot Idaho Northwest Stake Center, 95 North 740 West in Moreland with Bishop Mark Adams conducting.
The family will meet with friends and relatives from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday April 5, 2011, at the Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.
Interment will follow at the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The family would like to express their gratitude and appreciation to the compassionate staff at the Willows.
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