ORNEVILLE – Adelia D. Lyford, 67, died June 12, 2011, at her home. She was born April 12, 1944, in Bradford, the daughter of Arthur and Florence (Noke) Jack.
On June 25, 1960, Adelia married the love her life John K. Lyford Sr. and together they shared 51 years of marriage and raised four loving children. DeeDee’s most favorite things to do in the world were to create flower arrangements and play cribbage.
In addition to her beloved husband, John Lyford Sr., Adelia is survived by her four children, John Lyford Jr. and his wife, Marilyn, of LaGrange, Kathy Foss and husband, Jimmy, of Orneville, Penny Madore of Orneville and Wendy Coburn and husband, Rob, of Milo; 10 grandchildren, Erica Lyford, Trevor Lyford, Bobby Robinson, Kyle Foss, Paul Madore, Lacey Madore, Jacey Lyford, Robert Coburn, Linda Coburn and Jon Coburn; two great-grandchildren, Thomas Lyford and Melony Pelton; and her mother-in-law, Elnora Lyford. She was predeceased by her parents; and a grandson, Todd Roesing.
Funeral services will be private. Burial will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Milo. Arrangements are in the care of Lary Funeral Home, Milo. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at