SALISBURY - Evelyn Christine Lingle Adams, 85, passed away Aug. 24, 2013, in Chapel Hill.
Evelyn was born on Oct. 14, 1927, in Salisbury, daughter of Spencer and Lucille Sealy Lingle.
She graduated from Boyden High School in Salisbury, raised three sons, worked a variety of jobs, cared for her aging mother in her home, was a member of First Baptist Church of Gastonia and loved her pet dogs.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents and her grandson, Dennis Adams.
She is survived by three sons and their wives, Randy and Janet Adams of Taiwan; Rusty and Rhonda Adams of Cary; and Rick and Pat Adams of Rocky Mount.
She is also survived by six grandchildren.
Evelyn will be buried at Chestnut Hill Cemetery in Salisbury, NC at 3:00pm on Friday, August 30, 2013.
Memorials can be sent to Carolina House of Chapel Hill, 100 Lanark Road, Chapel Hill NC 27214 or Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Cir-cle, Raleigh NC 27607.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount NC 27804.
You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.