Caroline Joanne Adams

Caroline Joanne Adams, longtime resident of Pikeville, Tennessee, and most recently of Sparta, Tennessee, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014.

Caroline was born March 3, 1937, in Tiffin, to Wilson and Laurel Kohli. During her life she lived in Florida, Long Island, New York, and finally Pikeville, Tennessee.

Throughout her life, Caroline worked at several administrative positions while raising her three sons. Caroline enjoyed traveling, crafts, her pets and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed volunteering at a local animal rescue shelter and the Nine Mile Volunteer Fire Department.

Caroline was preceded in death by her parents and brother, James Kohli.

Caroline is survived by three sons; two daughters-in-law; six grandchildren, Rob, Connie, Gary and Laurel Adams of Spring Texas, Jim, Toni, Amber, Ashley and Abigail Adams of Pikeville, Tennessee, and Michael and Brian Adams of Humble, Texas; and her sister, Loretta Lloyd of Sparta, Tennessee.

A memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Tansi Community Church, Sparta, Tennessee. Pastor Jeff Monday will be officiating.

Burial will be at a later date at Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimers Association.

The family wishes to thank Life Care Center Sparta for their care of Caroline over the past four years.