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ADAMSON, Mary Mary Polk Adamson passed away on December 6, 2010 at the age of 81. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Frank Adamson and their four children: Nancy (Adele Desrochers), Michael, Starr, and Mark Adamson (Jan Adamson); four grandchildren, Brian Adamson and Scott Adamson (Selena Adamson), Scott and Daniel Adams, her two great grandchildren, Riley and McKinley Adamson, and extended family members Susan Turner and Mary Kay Adamson. Mary, after raising the four children, owned and operated the Southern Highlands Book Store in Atlanta, one of the largest rare bookstores in the southeast. After retirement she traveled extensively with her husband, Frank Adamson, to Europe, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, and Africa. She was a member of Briarcliff Baptist Church for over 45 years where she was ordained as a Deacon and served on the Board of Deacons. Mary and Frank moved to Kingsbridge Retirement Center in 2006. The body was cremated, and a memorial service will be held at 7:00 P.M. in the pavilion at Kingsbridge Retirement Center, 3055 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta 30329 on December 10th. Family will meet with friends prior to the service at 6:00 in the pavilion. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the "Glen and Ann Waldrop Scholarship Fund", c/o Briarcliff Baptist Church (404-321-0263). Arrangements by SouthCare Cremation Society and Memorial Centers in Marietta. (770) 420-5557.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 8, 2010
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