Jerome David “Rip” Conner - 84
3/21/1935 - 6/14/2019
Ohio, IL

OHIO - Jerome David “Rip” Conner, age 84...

Donald H. Steele - 84
12/27/1934 - 6/14/2019
Walnut, IL

Donald H. Steele, age 84 of Walnut, died...

Babe Brandon - 87
5/21/1932 - 6/8/2019
Walnut, IL

Babe Brandon, 87 years of Van Petten, IL,...

Karen S. Burger - 72
7/18/1946 - 4/29/2019
Tampico, IL

Karen S. Burger, age 72, of Tampico, died...

Erica J. Adams - 26

7/16/1992 - 12/30/2018
Walnut, IL
JACKSONVILLE, IL – Erica Jean Adams, age 26, of Jacksonville, IL, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL after fighting a brave battle of Glioblastoma Multiforme, a form of brain cancer. Erica was born on July 16, 1992, in Sterling, IL, the daughter of Jeffrey and Kathryn (Wallace) Adams. She was a 2010 graduate of the Illinois School for the Deaf in Jacksonville, IL and was currently employed there at the time of her death. Erica loved to travel with family and friends, doing tie dye and advocating for the deaf. She is survived by her parents, Jeff and Kathy of Tampico; her paternal grandmother; Ida Mary Adams of Walnut; her maternal grandparents, Neale and Rita Wallace of Walnut; a brother, Joe (Amber) Adams of Tampico; her sister, Jenny (Josh Ackerman) Adams of Ohio; her boyfriend, Josh Marcure (his children, Lezlee & Karma) of Springfield; a niece, Kathryn Ackerman, two nephews, Jace and Cale Adams; uncles Terry (Diana) Wallace; Tim (Teri) Wallace; Greg (Joyce) Wallace; Charles Adams; Paul (Nona) Adams; aunts Joyce Spencer and Patti (Keith) Buercklin; and numerous cousins. She also left behind her beloved dogs, Deuce and Honey. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Charles Adams; her great-grandparents including special great-grandmother, Marjorie Hardersen; and Erica’s unborn child. Private family services were held. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, January 13th, at the Green River Golf Course in Walnut, IL from 1-4 p.m., for all friends and family. Please feel free to wear tie-dye to honor Erica’s memory. Arrangements were completed by the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established. Online condolences may be sent to www.garlandfuneralhome.com

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