ADAMS, Catherine Frances, Age 94, of Nashville, TN, died January 10, 2011. Preceded in death by husband, Bellwood C. Adams; parents, George and Jesse Bishop; son, Joseph; and great grandson, Jackson Bramblett Cox. Survived by son, Dr. George Austin Adams, Sr. (Joy); grandson, Dr. George Austin Adams, Jr. (Jamie); granddaughter, Elizabeth Adams Cox (Allen); two great granddaughters, Olivia Besst Adams and Margaret Joy Adams; and two great grandsons, William Austin Adams and Austin Nelson Cox, all of Nashville, TN. Mrs. Adams was a native of New Albany, Indiana and retired to Nashville, TN in 1977 to be closer to her grandchildren. She attended George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University and was a lifelong educator. She was an active member of Vine Street Christian Church. The family would like to thank the nurses and caregivers at The Meadows nursing home for their exceptional love and care given to Mrs. Adams. Interment will be at a later date at Kraft Funeral Home in New Albany, IN. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt Gift Processing Office, PMB 407727, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37240-7727. MARSHALL DONNELLY COMBS, (615) 327-1111.
Published in The Tennessean on Jan. 14, 2011