Gladys M. Adams, (nee Zura), 83 years, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2016.

Wife of the late Richard H. Adams, devoted and loving mother of Richard (Linda) Adams, and Deborah (John) Couture; dear sister of Judy (Gary) Dickman, Patricia (Pete) Mandrik, Gerry (Don) Foster, Deb (Rick) Harlan, and the late Donald Bud Zura, and the late John (Valerie) Zura.

Gladys will be remembered for her dynamic, positive personality, love of nature and people, great sense of humor and fondness for elephants. A gathering will be held Sat., January 30th, 2016 12:00 1:30 pm with a service at 1:30pm at T. P. WHITE & SONS Funeral Home, 2050 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230. Memorials to the North Bass Island Church steeple repair fund, attn.: Kerry Burris, Isle St. George, OH 43436; or The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee; .