Ada Jane Reams, 55, of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at her home. Born Nov. 22, 1950, in Manila, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Steele and employed at Apple Tree Preschool in Steele.
She is survived by her husband, Gene Reams, of Steele; two sons, Bret Reams of Manila and Allen Reams of Blytheville; three daughters, Nikki Stone of Starkville, Miss., and Dara Tomlin and Deidra Reams, both of Steele; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two sisters, Bonnie Reams and JoAnn Browning, both of Manila; six brothers, Gene Carpenter of Manila, Larry Carpenter of Purdy, Mo., Jack Carpenter of Wynne, Vernon Carpenter of Batesville, Bobby Carpenter of Michigan and Sheron Carpenter of Manila.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Ethel Green Carpenter, and a brother, Toby Carpenter.
The funeral was held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Steele. Burial was in the Caraway Cemetery in Caraway under the direction of Powell Funeral Home in Steele.