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Barbara J. Adams

March 13, 1947 — August 16, 2023

Barbara J. Adams, 76, of Westerville, Ohio, formerly of Van Wert, passed away at 7:34 AM on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at Our Home-New Albany. She was born on March 13, 1947, in Van Wert, to Clarence and Erma (Walter) Johnson. She married Gregg Adams. Barb retired from Van Wert County Hospital after many years as a patient care tech. She was an animal lover and, most importantly, she cherished time spent with family and friends- especially her grandchildren. Surviving are her husband, Gregg Adams; a son, Dirk (Suzi) Adams; a daughter, Stephanie (Shawn) Ward; and grandchildren, Chandler (Alyx) Adams, Meredith Adams, Katie Ward, Emily Ward and Claire Ward. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Brent B. Adams; and sisters, Betty (Don-deceased) Schaadt and Joanne (Jake) Baer. Graveside services will be held at 2:00PM, on Monday, August 21, 2023 at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert. Visitation will be from 11:00AM-1:00PM on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Barbara`s memory may be sent to the Van Wert County Humane Society or to Ohio Fuzzy Pawz Shih Tzu Rescue, Box 356, Pataskala, Ohio 43062 or www.ohiofuzzypawz.com.. To share in Barbara's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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Monday, August 21, 2023

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