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Emma Marie Forbes

December 11, 1924 October 4, 2010
Emma Marie Forbes
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EAST PEORIA-Emma Marie Forbes, 85, of East Peoria, formerly of Creve Coeur, passed away at 11:20 a.m. Monday, October 4, 2010, at Fondulac Rehabilitation & Health Care, where she was a resident. She was born December 11, 1924, in Alta, IL, to George and Agnes Nelson Forbes. She married Robert W. Adams on September 22, 1942, he preceded her in death. Emma was baptized on January 27, 2010, and fell asleep in Jesus on Monday. Surviving are one daughter, Barbara Adams of Rancho Cucamonga, CA; one son, James (Suzanne) Adams of Creve Coeur; eleven grandchildren; and twenty-six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, seven brothers, two granddaughters and one great-granddaughter. Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 8, 2010, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with Pastor Mark Nelson officiating. Visitation will be 30 minutes before the services. Burial will be in Princeville Cemetery in Princeville. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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