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Fannie Adams Obituary

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ADAMS, Fannie MRS. FANNIE HALL ADAMS RETIRED EDUCATOR Augusta , Ga --- Mrs. Fannie Mae Tompkins Hall Adams, formerly of Summer Street, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 in Atlanta, GA. Funeral service will be held on Monday, August 8, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church, Augusta, GA with Rev. Mark Pierson officiating. Burial will be at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Adams, a native of Parksville, SC, was a graduate of Haines Normal Industrial Institute, She received her bachelor degree in 1954 from Paine College and did further study at South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC. After thirty two years she retired from the Richmond County School System having taught twenty years at Charles T. Walker Elementary and twelve years at Forest Hills Elementary School. She was an active member of Bethel A.M.E. Church where she was a Trustee, a member of the Sanctuary Choir, Chairperson of the Deaconess Board, a Class Leader, a member of the Commission on Stewardship and Finance, Corresponding Secretary of the Women's Missionary Society, Chairperson of Laura Shelton Missionary Circle, Layman's Organization, Sunday School Teacher, Key Woman to Church Women United, and YPD Director as well as Life Member of the Connectional Women's Missionary Society of the A.M.E. Church. She was also member of the Paine College Alumni Association, the National Association of University Women, the Y.W.C.A. and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Her presence was felt in volunteer programs including the Retired Seniors Program, the Shiloh Comprehensive Community Center, and the Mathematics Tutorial Program at Levi White School. Survivors are a son, Rev. Augusta H. Hall, Jr., Pastor of the Flipper Temple AME Church, 580 Fair St, SW, Atlanta, GA; sister-in-law, Thelma (Fair Willie) Gooding; nephews, Minister Albert W. (Jacquelyn) Holmes, Jr., Gregory (Denice) Holmes, Sr., Leonard Irving (Socorro) Holmes, Sr., Alphonso Milledge (Frances) Tompkins, George W. (Harriett) Tompkins, Jr.; nieces, Georgetta (Henry) Freeman, Diane Thompkins (Leroy) Dorsey, Barbara Jean Gooding, Jesse (Angelo) Miller-Brown, Lucille (Alex) Brown; stepsons, Gerald Mills and Timothy Adams; dear cousin, Mary Frances Wells; and a host of cousins, great nieces, great nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King Blvd., Augusta, GA
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Aug. 7, 2011
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