Nona (Grigsby) Adams

Nona (Grigsby) Adams, age 92, of Fairview, Indiana, passed away at 5:45 a.m., Thursday, January 26, 2023 at The Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison, Indiana. Nona was born on October 8, 1930 in Perry County, Kentucky. At the age of six with her parents, one sister and six brothers moved to Ripley County, Indiana. She graduated from Cross Plains High School in 1948. In January 1947, Nona was united in marriage to Robert Lee Adams in Aurora, Indiana. This union of 49 years was blessed with two sons. Nona retired in 1998 from Seagram’s in Lawrenceburg, Indiana where she was employed for 42 years. They moved from Versailles, Indiana to Fairview, Indiana in 1952 where she spent the remainder of her life. In her spare time, she loved working outside in the yard with her flowers and garden. Nona was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church.

Nona leaves to mourn her passing her son, Kenneth Adams and his wife, Saundra of Fairview, Indiana; her grandson, Shane Adams and his wife, Natalie and her granddaughter, Crystala Adams and her several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son, Donald Lee Adams, died February 24, 2000; her parents, Monroe and Susie (Noble) Grigsby; her sister, Burley Grigsby; her brothers, Luke, William, Lee, Ned, Alonzo and Herbert Grigsby and her companion of 22 years, Donald R. “Dough Ball” Meyer.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 4, 2023, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 4, 2023, by Pastor Keith Allhands, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairview United Methodist Church or St. Jude Children’s Research. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at