Myrtle May Adams was born in Portland, Oregon on January 23, 1932. She was raised by her grandparents, Cecil and Anna (Tangen) Bryant in Woodland, WA on their eighty acre homestead farm. She graduated from Woodland High School in 1950 where she excelled in sports.
After her husband, Bill Adams died in 1996, she became a daily patron of the Oak Tree Restaurant. She knew the entire crew there and even had he own booth. Her hobbies included oil and watercolor painting.
Myrtle spent her last 9 years at the Woodland Care Center. She died on January 15, 2022, one week before her 90th birthday, of complications following a heart attack. She is survived by many cousins.
A private graveside service will be held at Frank Abel cemetery.