Mary Adams

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YADKINVILLE — Mrs. Mary Ruth Hutchens Adams passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Yadkin Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 2, 1924, in Yadkin County to the late Robert and Saphronia Hutchens. She was retired from Unifi, Inc., and cherished the time she spent as a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and homemaker for her family. Mrs. Adams was a faithful member of Union Cross Friends Meeting, where she attended as long as her health permitted. She married the late Gaston C. "Cotton" Adams, who preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 2001. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by her sisters, Pearl Hutchens, Ula Hutchens, Bertha Matthews, Lexie Brown; and her brothers, Walter, J.C., Worth, Alvis, Luther, Beecher, and Marshall Hutchens. Surviving are her five children, Frances Adams (Paul) Wooten, Robert W. (Brenda) Adams, Gene (Darlene) Adams, Jerry C. (Sharon) Adams, Jack R. (Sharon) Adams; her 10 grandchildren, Paul Jr. (Jamie) Wooten, Dara Wooten (Mike) Davis, Susan Adams (Allen) Fletcher, Donald W. Adams, Ronald W. Adams, Shannon Adams (Rodney) Benge, Heath Adams, Kara Adams, Andrea Adams (Brad) Turner, Geoffrey (Starr) Adams; her 11 great-grandchildren, Courtney (Jacob) Trivette, Chelsey Wooten, Adam Casey Davis, Wes Fletcher, Emily and Derrick Adams, Hannah Kate Benge, Lillie Kate and Savannah Turner, Madison Grace and Colton Thomas Adams; her great-great-grandchildren, Ben and Brady Trivette; and her sister, Dorothy Williams. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Union Cross Friends Meeting by the Rev. James Williams and the Rev. Robin Dixon. She will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Union Cross Friends Meeting Cemetery Trust Fund, 2533 Union Cross Church Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055. The family would like to express its gratitude to Dr. Jerry T. Ziglar and the the staff of Yadkin Nursing Center for all the loving care given to Mrs. Adams. Online condolences may be made to

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Gentry Family Funeral Service
5108 US Hwy 601
Yadkinville, NC 27055
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Published in The Yadkin Ripple from Feb. 9 to Feb. 10, 2014
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