Nancy T. Adams

Nancy Tharpe Adams, 70, of Bedford passed away Saturday Feb. 16, 2013. She was the loving wife of the late Marshall M. Adams. Nancy was born Sept. 2, 1942 in Lynchburg a daughter of the late Willard B. Tharpe and Sadie Dolan Tharpe. Nancy worked at State Farm Insurance in Charlottesville and was a devoted homemaker. She was also a member of Bedford Baptist Church. She is survived by her son Kevin M. Adams and wife Alison of Bedford, a granddaughter Kayla Michelle Adams of Bedford, two sister-in-laws: Eva A. Middleton and husband George of Forest, and Nancy A. Hudson and husband Carroll of Lynchburg, a brother-in-law Jesse E. Adams and wife Shirley of Amherst, and three aunts: Eva D. Brooks and her husband, Pete of Lynchburg, Frances D. Bryant of Madison Heights and Hazel D. Brooks and her husband, Billy of Shipman, a very special friend, Helen Bates who is like a sister to the family and a host of other family members and friends. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a son Jonathan Lee Adams, and one brother Larry W. Tharpe. A Celebration of Nancy’s life was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 19, 2013 in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg with Dr. David Henderson officiating. Interment followed at Virginia Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Bedford Life Saving Crew or to Bedford Baptist Church. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family, (434) 237-9424. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Published in Bedford Bulletin from Feb. 20 to Feb. 21, 2013