Barbara Renee Adams
Barbara was born in Portland to Ralph and Ethel (McCormick) Adams. She grew up in Portland and graduated from John Adams High School in 1976.
She remained lifelong friends with classmate Virginia (Virg) Riley Holmes and her sister, Irene Tracy.
Together, the tBarbara was born in Portland to Ralph and Ethel (McCormick) Adams. She grew up in Portland and graduated from John Adams High School in 1976.hree of them loved to visit the Oregon Coast for fun and treasure hunting.
She was an ardent fan of musician Van Morrison and enjoyed trips to Las Vegas to attend his concerts. His music provided peace and comfort to her during her final days on hospice care.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her brother; David Adams of Colorado Springs, CO; Richard Adams (Kathaleen Harvey) of Auburn, WA; sisters Annette (Carl) Brenneise of College Place, WA and Carolyn Adams of Portland, OR; aunt, Betty (Julian) Robb of Des Moines, WA as well as numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Her cousin Terri (Tom) Wyatt of Crownsville, MD, was an incredibly close friend. Her cousin Cindy Norris and Terri (Bobby) Roush of Portland, OR were especially helpful during our time of need.
Donations to the Oregon Humane Society, Portland Rescue Mission, or a charity of your choice may be made in lieu of flowers. A private graveside service will be held at Skyline Memorial Gardens.