Fern Adams



May 27, 1935 — June 18, 2020

Fern Adams, a longtime Pendleton resident, died Thursday, June 18 in Pendleton. She was 85 years young.

She was born Fern Biddle on May 27, 1935, in Heppner, Oregon, to Otis and Alice Biddle. She graduated Heppner High School in 1953 and married Frank Adams and relocated to Pendleton. After raising two children she worked at the Umatilla County Courthouse for 18 years.

Fern loved to cook and could usually be found in the kitchen. She also enjoyed gardening.

Fern will be remembered for her compassionate, thoughtful servant heart towards others and her love for her family and friends.

Fern is preceded in death by her husband Frank of 63 years, and her son. She is survived by her daughter Teresa Stebbins, grandchildren Sean Stebbins and Kaitlin Connelly, two great-granddaughters, and brother Marion Biddle.

Memorial gifts may be made to Vance John Memorial Hospice in Hermiston, Oregon.

Condolences may be mailed to Teresa Stebbins, P.O. Box 4686, Tualatin, OR 97062.

Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the online guestbook at www.burnsmortuary.com.

To plant a tree in memory of Obit: Adams as a living tribute, please visit Tribute Store.

Sign A Guestbook

Offer a personal message of sympathy...

By sharing a fond memory or writing a kind tribute, you will be providing a comforting keepsake to those in mourning. If you have an existing account with this site, you may log in with that below. Otherwise, you can create an account by clicking on the Log in button below, and then register to create your account.

(1) entry

Cathy Udy

Dear Teresa, My thoughts are with you my friend & Sister! Love you so much ❤️

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.