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Mary Virginia Adams


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Mary Virginia Adams Obituary
Mary Virginia Adams
1920-2017
Mary Virginia Adams passed away peacefully on Monday, October 2, 2017. She was 97 years of age. Mary was preceded in death by her husband Rob Lee Adams and her son Robert Layne Adams.
Mary is survived by her son William H. Adams and his wife Madylon, and daughter-in-law Suzanne Adams. She was the devoted grandmother of Rob and Casey Adams, Elizabeth and Matt Bush, Chris and Jenn Adams, Kevin Adams, Katie Blackman, and Kristin and Kevin Shockley. Mary was the loving great grandmother of Evan, Nick, Alex, Jackson, Laney, Kash, Karoline, and Kason.
Mary was born and raised in Greenville and George West, Texas, a Texas Women's University graduate. Her early career was teaching and as a chemist for Humble Oil Company. She was a homemaker for 60 years. Following her husband throughout the US and Canada with Conoco Phillips then retiring in Houston in 1983. Mary was widowed for over thirty years. She was a talented artist, active in the Memorial Church of Christ, the Republican Party, and various charities. Mary was an avid reader and educator. She was loved by her family, friends and her Church Family.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Memorial Church of Christ, 900 Echo Lane, Houston, TX 77024. The family has requested, in lieu of flowers, to make donations to the Baylor College of Medicine or www.bcm.edu
Published in Houston Chronicle on Oct. 6, 2017
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