Ethia W. Adams

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Ethia Winslow Adams, 98, formerly of West Church Street, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 in Chowan River Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Adams was born in Perquimans County on Oct. 24, 1915, and was the daughter of the late Herbert and Daisy King Winslow. A homemaker, she was a member of Edenton United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Melton Adams; sisters, Novella Perry and Flora Tatterson; and by brothers, Cyril, Earl, and Derl Winslow. Surviving are two sons, John M. Adams and wife, Linda, of Edenton and Herbert R. Adams and wife, Gloria, of Hayesville; a sister, Ruth W. Self of Elizabeth City; a brother, Lawrence Winslow of Belvidere; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in Edenton United Methodist Church by the Rev. W. Christopher Aydlett Jr. A private burial will follow in Beaver Hill Cemetery. Friends may join the family in the church fellowship hall immediately following the service. Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Edenton United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 37, Edenton, NC 27932. Online condolences may be made by visiting
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Published in The Daily Advance on Feb. 22, 2014