Long-time former Idyllwild resident Margaret Adams, 84, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006 of hip fracture complications.

She was born Feb. 2, 1921 in Pasadena.

Mrs. Adams was a life-long animal lover who was a member of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Memorial services are pending.

She is survived by five sons, David Hettema of Austin, Texas, Randy Hettema of Castaic, Bruce Hettema of Rohnert Park, Mark Adams of Idyllwild and Ron Adams of Cathedral City; two daughters, Diana Adams-Desrosiers of Idyllwild and Loralyn Gatlin of Hesperia; seven grandchildren, Nicole, Scott, Jenny, David, Jaime, Robert and Alison; and one great-grandchild, Carryn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Adams, who died Dec. 27, 2003.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the Idyllwild Animal Rescue Friends, P.O. Box 1965, Idyllwild, CA 92549.