Mary Ann was born on September 20, 1932 in Toppenish WA to Phillip and Mary (Arnst) Pauley. She died on February 9, 2021 at home in Pendleton, OR surrounded by her family at the age of 88 years. Mary Ann grew up in Toppenish-Wapato area with the family of 6 older sisters & brothers, all deceased.
There she met her childhood sweetheart Alfred Adams. They were married June 25, 1950 and were married for 54 years when Alfred passed May 2004. After marriage, they moved to Sunnyside, WA where they lived for 30 years before moving to Oregon in 1981.
She is survived by her daughter, Vicki & (Dan) Bahr of Pendleton, OR and 6 – grandsons, 1-granddaughter and 2 – great grandsons: Daniel & Bryson, whom she cherished watching grow.
Christopher Bahr of Hermiston, Nathan Bahr of Pendleton, Matthew & (Cassidy) Bahr (Bryson) of Pendleton, Ethan & (Rachel) Bahr (Daniel) of Walla W. And Tyler & Jacob Adams & Hannah Adams and several nieces & nephews plus a dear niece Marlene (Rusty) Morse of Tri-Cities. Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents, husband Al, and son Jeffery Adams.
There will be a private family graveside service at Olney cemetery, due to Covid. In lieu of flowers she asked that donations be made to Walla Walla Community Hospice for their care.
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