Grady William Adams, age 88 of Hiddenite, passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 at his residence. Grady was born, October 22, 1928 in Alexander County to the late Harvey Charles Adams and Florence Josephine Mayberry Adams. Before retirement Grady was employed as a tobacco farmer and frame builder in the furniture industry. Grady was a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Hiddenite.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Jeanette Pennell Adams; four brothers, Ruben, Allie, Paul and Jerry Adams; three sisters, Christine A. Harris, Lois A. Sharpe and Nellie A. Gilland.
Those left to cherish his memory are two daughters, Janice A. Cockrell (Carroll) of Stony Point, Tammy A. Rushing (Tom ) of Hiddenite; one son, Dale Adams (Sharon) of Hiddenite; three sisters; Patty A. Payne (Roger) Nancy Watson and Josephine Millsaps (Tom); five grandchildren: Kylie Hamby (Todd), Adam Cockrell (Hannah Schaffer), Heather Clanton, Leah Arnold (Kenny) and Lyndon Rushing; six great grandchildren: Kyla and Ava Hamby, Laina Arnold, Chandler Arnold, Malik and Tykese Flowers.
Funeral services will be conducted 4:00 PM. Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Fairview Baptist Church,41 Center Church Road, Hiddenite. Pastor Durant Barr and Rev. Tony E. Bunton will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 2-3:30 PM. Prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Hospice and Home Care-Alexander, 50 Lucy Echerd Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681 or to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 517, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
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JANICE AND FAMILY : Wanda and l want you to know how very sorry we are for you and your family. Grady was such a nice man and he will be so missed. We are here for you if you need anything. May he rest in sweet peace. LOVE YOU ,
Charlie and Wanda
We are so sorry for your loss and please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
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