Mrs. Essie Hall Almond Adams

May 2, 2013

Mrs. Essie Hall Almond Adams, 77, of Dewy Rose, GA passed away Wednesday evening, May 1, 2013.

Mrs. Adams was born in Athens, Georgia to the late Will Bynum and Bessie Fitzpatrick Almond.  She was married to Mr. Woodrow Abner Adams, and would have celebrated 60 years of marriage on May 30th of this year.  She was a longtime member of Stinchcomb United Methodist Church.

In addition to her husband,  Mrs. Adams is survived by a daughter, Carol Adams; three sons:  James W. Adams, Bruce Adams and his wife, Shell, all of Dewy Rose, and Billy K. Adams and his wife, Janet, of Bowman.  She also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and a brother, William T. Almond.   She was preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph Adams, and a sister, Janelle Maxwell.

A service to celebrate Mrs. Adams’ life will be Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at The Chapel of Hicks Funeral Home with Reverend John Sexton officiating.  Visitation will be at  2:00 p.m. just prior to the service.

Entombment will follow at The Mausoleum at Forest Hill Memorial Park with grandsons Brandon Harris, Byron Adams, Tim Adams, Alex Evans, Bobby Davis, Kyle Adams and Matthew Morris, serving as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mrs. Adams may be made to Stinchcomb United Methodist Church, C/O Rev. John Sexton 1420 Mineral Springs Rd., Elberton, GA 30635.

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Arrangements for Mrs. Essie Almond Adams are in the care of Hicks Funeral Home of Elberton.