Gaynelle Edwards Adams Gretna - Gaynelle Edwards Adams, age 91 of Gretna, died Thursday, February 9, 2012 at Autumn Care Nursing & Rehab in Altavista. Born July 22, 1920 in Pittsylvania County, she was a daughter of the late, Henry A. Edwards and Rebecca Hayden Edwards. She was predeceased by her husband, Carlton Beverly Adams; two sons, Carl Adams, and Richard Adams; four brothers, Glennon Edwards, Albert Edwards, Tommy Edwards, and Dewey Edwards; and a sister, Myrtle Hankins. Mrs. Adams was a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church, where she was member of the church choir, and a Sunday school teacher. She was a retired employee of Craddock-Terry; and enjoyed gardening, and sewing.
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She is survived by two sons, David Adams and his wife, Anita of Gretna, and Mark Adams and his wife, Denise of Blairs; a daughter-in-law, Linda Adams of Fayetteville, NC; four grandchildren, Michelle Adams, Kelsey Adams, Richard Adams, and Christopher Adams; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 11, 2012 at St. Andrews United Methodist Church by Rev. Marsha Davis. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 10, 2012 at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home. Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.colbertmoran.com.
Published in Danville and Rockingham County on February 10, 2012