Jefferson - Alice Mae Adams, 85, formerly of West Gardiner and of Jefferson died Tuesday July 19, 2011 at the MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta surrounded by her family. She was born in Skowhegan on June 4, 1926 a daughter of Willie and Grace Dill Flewelling Sr.Alice was a many talented woman, a homemaker, mother and wife who wrote poetry on occasion. She also ran a boarding kennel for many years and was greatly appreciated by clients and the animals she cared for. They kept coming back year after yearShe loved her family and especially her heavenly Father. She was faithful, obedient child of God willing to give her time, her possessions and her money in the furtherance of the Kingdom of God.Alice attended the Calvary Four Square Church in Gardiner and most recently the First Baptist Church in Jefferson.Alice was predeceased by her husband, Frank, married almost 54 years, son Roger Adams, brothers William and Robert Flewelling and grandsons Kevin and Dean Sutherburg.She is survived by her sister, Rheba Michaud and husband David, brother-in-law John Adams, daughters, Elaine Sutherburg and husband Shirley, Paulette Heald and husband Fred, Sandra Stanley and husband Alex, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She had many friends that she loved dearly and some that she 'unofficially adopted' into her family.Visiting hours will be held Friday July 22nd from 6 to 8 pm at Staples Funeral Home 53 Brunswick Ave Gardiner where a funeral service will be held Saturday July 23rd at 10am. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery Gardiner beside her husband.In lieu of flowers donations may be made to an Animal Shelter of your choice.