Obits: Lilah Whitaker Adams

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 4, 2014

Lilah Whitaker Adams

Mrs. Lilah Whitaker Adams, 98, of Liberty Church Road, Mocksville, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.

She was born Nov. 19, 1915, in Davie County to the late Thomas Pinkney and Emily Louzenia Beck Whitaker. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and was retired from Hanes Hosiery. 

She was also preceded in death by her husband, John A. Adams; and a son, John Wayne Adams.

Survivors: 3 children, Roy Adams (Cathy), Shirley Johnson (Landon), all of Mocksville and Margaret Honeycutt of Salisbury; 9 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29,at Liberty Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends at the church one hour prior to the service. 

Memorials: Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville, 28625. 

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