Elizabeth C. Adams (1918 - 2014)

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Elizabeth Chandler Adams

Asheville - Elizabeth Chandler Adams, 96, of Asheville died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Elizabeth was born on April 14, 1918 in Tennessee and married her husband, Joe Greene Adams, Sr. on July 3, 1940. She was preceded in death by her husband; her father, Beaty Chandler; her mother, Edith Peel Chandler; and was the last surviving sibling of six brothers and one sister.

Elizabeth is survived her son Joe Greene Adams, Jr., and his life partner, Lisa Swaim, of Asheville; her son John Chandler Adams and his wife Nancy Skinner Adams; granddaughters, Rachel Morgan Adams and Sarah Kathryn Adams of Asheville; a sister-in-law Jeanne Chandler of Knoxville, TN; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Elizabeth attended the University of Tennessee and lived her life joyously in Swannanoa and Asheville. She loved raising and riding horses with her family. She worked at Moore General Hospital in Asheville and volunteered at Memorial Mission Hospital. She attended Groce United Methodist Church and Central United Methodist Church, and taught Sunday school for many years. She loved the Lord and enjoyed recording religious speakers and distributing cassette tapes of their programs.

Memorial contributions may be made to the CarePartners Hospice Foundation, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

Morris Funeral Home, 304 Merrimon Ave., assisted the family. Condolences may be sent through the website, www.morrisfamilyfuneralhome.com


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Morris Funeral Home
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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on May 7, 2014