Statham - Florence Alline Whigham Adams, 94, of Statham, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2011.
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A native of Newville, Ala., Mrs. Adams was the daughter of the late Arthur Lee Whigham M.D. and Flossie Bowen Whigham, and was preceded in death by her husband, Buell Adams. She served in the WAC's (Woman's Army Corp) during World War II and retired as a 1st Lieutenant. Mrs. Adams taught 6th grade math and science in both Dougherty County School Systems from 1960-1980.
Survivors include daughter, Beverly Baker Griffin and husband, Earl Griffin, of Statham; son, Clay Adams and wife, Trish, of Gainesville; grandchildren, Edward Griffin, Kasey Johnson, Holli Davis, Judd Baker, Kristen Baker, Andre Pretorius, Brenda Cardzic, Gerrit Pretorius, and Werner Stroehmberg; and great-grandchildren, Ariana Cardzic, Max Pretorius, Emma and Anna Johnson, and Morgan and Claire Davis.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, in the chapel at Bernstein Funeral Home with the Rev Dan Fuller officiating. Interment will follow at Oconee Memorial Park with full military honors. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at Bernstein.
Pallbearers will be Judd Baker, James Whitley, Keith Karnok, and Gerrit Pretorius.
Online condolences may be offered at www.bernsteinfunearlhome.com
Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on July 3, 2011