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Janet (Essig) Adams

February 18, 1940 ~ June 28, 2019 (age 79)

Adams, Janet Irene (Essig), age 79 of Trenton, OH., died Friday June 28, 2019 at Hospice of Hamilton. She was born Feb. 18, 1940 in Middletown, OH to Milo and Ferne (Smith) Essig. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Edward Adams. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She retired from Viking Office Products and was the bookkeeper for the family trucking business. She was a member of The First Brethren Church of Gratis and attended the Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church in Trenton, OH. She enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, RV camping, traveling in the Amish country and attending any event for her grandson, Kelley, and teaching him to cook and can. She was a 58 year member of the Camden – Oxford Chapter #225 of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her daughter, Kathy (Randy) Adams-Smith of Trenton, OH., grandson Kelley Smith of Lansing, MI., brothers, Joe (Janet) Essig of Lebanon, OH., Jerry Essig of Monroe, OH., sister Jayne (Ronnie) Miller of West Alexandria, OH., and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents and a brother, John Essig. Funeral Services will be held at The First Brethren Church in Gratis, OH (100 S. East St) on Monday, July 1st, 2019 at 1pm with Pastor Chuck Testas and Pastor Darren Edgington officiating, with a one hour visitation prior. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Gratis, with a meal to follow at Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church in Trenton. Visitation will be June 30, 2019 at The First Brethren Church in Gratis from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. with Eastern Star Services at 6:45 P.M. Donations may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati-Hamilton, The First Brethren Church of Gratis, or Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church of Trenton. For Condolences please visit:

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