Mrs. Adams was born July 27, 1916, in Cherokee County, daughter of the late Madison Earl Abernathy and Naomi O. Abernathy. She was a retired store manager and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, George Milton Adams; her parents; sisters, Myrtle Segars and Gladys Wills; brothers, Lewis Abernathy, Chirl Abernathy and Lloyd Abernathy; grandson, Matt Adams; great-grandchildren, Kayleigh Adams and Dakota McFarland.
Survivors include her children, M.W. and Susan Adams of Cartersville, Horace and Brenda Adams of Venice, Fla., Sammy and Sherry Adams of Cartersville, Wayne and Sheila Adams of Cartersville, Wanda Adams of Cartersville; grandchildren, Gerald Adams of Cartersville, Paula and Jamey Rose of Adairsville, Chris and Donna Adams of Euharlee, Danny Adams of Adairsville, Becky and Glenn Brookshire of Cartersville, Wesley and Leighane Adams of Dallas, Ga., David and Lena Adams of Adairsville; great-grandchildren, Sidney Welchel, Cheyenne Welchel, Will Rose, Ethan Adams, Caleb Adams, George Adams, Noah Adams, Kevin and Ashley Adams, Megan Adams, Hannah Adams, A.J. Heaton, David Heaton, Darby Adams, Dave Adams, Jake Adams, Bailee Adams, Tyler Brookshire, Garrett Brookshire; nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning, Oct. 15, at 11:30 a.m. in the Owen Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. J. Clinton Green, Rev. Hubert Woodward and Rev. David Baker officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends Friday evening from 4 to 9 p.m. at Owen Funeral Home.
Pallbearers include Gerald Adams, Danny Adams, Chris Adams, David Adams, Wesley Adams, Glenn Brookshire, Jamey Rose and Bill Epps. Honorary pallbearers include great-grandsons and nephews.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to sign the online register book and post tributes.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, has charge of the funeral arrangements.