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ADAMS, Eula EULA CLAY ADAMS Eula Clay Adams passed away May 10, 2009, following a brief illness. She was pre deceased by her husband of 39 years, Dr. Charles Ross Adams. Eula Adams was one of 12 children of Hannah and Clay Evans of Woodville, Alabama, and is survived by two sisters, Frances Bynum of Atlanta and Rachel Gertler and her husband Dr. Phillip Gertler of Atlanta and two brothers, Henry Evans of Sheffield, Alabama, and Bill Evans and wife Addie Evans of Woodville Alabama; three stepdaughters and spouses Vicki and Tom Skywark of St. Simons Island, GA, Debbi and Sam Dooley and Charlene and Bob Krummel of Atlanta, GA. She is also survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews and special friend Irby Phillips. Mrs. Adams was a Nurse Anesthetist for over 40 years, having received her nurse's training at Crawford Long School of Nursing and her anesthesia training at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA. She served as Chief Nurse Anesthetist at Crawford Long Hospital and later served many independent hospitals in the Atlanta area during her long career. She was always proud of her work and supportive of all her patients, even assuring them while they were under anesthesia that all was going well. She continued to support the Crawford Long School of Nursing Alumnae throughout her life. Eula was active in community affairs, serving in various capacities and supporting the Atlanta Symphony Associates/Decorators Showhouse for over 25 years, the Rabun-Gap Nacoochee Guild, Emory University Alumni, The Woman's Auxiliary of Piedmont Hospital, and the Tallulah Falls School. She was a devoted and active member of Peachtree Christian Church and served on the Wedding Guild. She was also a member of the Better Films Society, The Fine Arts Study Club and the Ansley Book Club. She had a number of hobbies, her favorite for many years being competitive trap and skeet shooting. She was the State of Georgia Ladies' Trapshoot Champion multiple times, winning many trophies in competition in Georgia and she participated in the Grand Nationals Ladies' Trapshoot Tournament. She was also an avid bridge player and enjoyed entertaining and was a consummate hostess. She was featured in the AJC My Style feature just this past February. She loved to travel and was always planning her next great adventure. Eula was joyous in all things in life, always looking forward, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Atlanta Humane Society or The in Eula's memory. A Memorial Service and Celebration of Eula's life will be held at Peachtree Christian Church, 1580 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, at 2 PM, Wednesday, May 20, 2009.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from May 17 to May 18, 2009
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