Cover photo for Shirley Adam's Obituary
Shirley Adam Profile Photo
1938 Shirley 2022

Shirley Adam

December 20, 1938 — June 12, 2022


Shirley A. Adam, 83, of Wernersville, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at St. Joseph Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Barry L. Adam, who passed away on September 8, 2016.

Born, in Atlanta, GA, she was the daughter of the late Clarence A. and Mary Ellen (Powell) Turner. During Shirley’s life, she worked for Lucent Technology, in Reading for 20 years, retiring on August 31, 1994. Shirley enjoyed reading books, sitting on her front porch and socializing with her neighbors. Above all she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Larry W. Smith, husband of Brenda L. of Wernersville; Cheryl A. Wolfe, wife of Jeffrey, of Wernersville; Rene Rahn, wife of David, of Wernersville; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and brother, Wayne Turner, of GA.

Shirley was predeceased by her sister Bobbie Jean Harp.

A graveside Service will be held at Forest Hills Memorial Park 390 W Neversink Rd, Reading, PA 19606 on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 12:00pm. Bean Funeral Homes, Sinking Spring is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Shirley Adam, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, June 17, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Forest Hills


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 19

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree