Ellen K. Adams

August 16, 1924 ~ September 28, 2020 (age 96)

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Mrs. Ellen Kathaleen Adams, 96, of Fayetteville, NC, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

She was born on August 16, 1924 in Suffolk, England.

She was preceded in death by her husband Marvin Wilton Adams; three sons William Odell Adams, Howard Anthony Adams, and Jimmy Marvin Adams; two grandsons William Jr. Adams, and Heath Adams.

She is survived by five sons Fred Adams, Jerry Adams, Roy Adams (Hilda), Phillip Adams (Debbie), and Paul Adams (Katrina); daughters Kathy Childree (Don) and Marilyn Hill (David); grandchildren Paul, Justin (Brooke), Tara, Annie, Andrew, Alston, Adam, Kellie, Michael (Deborah), Chris, Matthew, Clarence, Phillip (MacKenzie), Kathleen, and Heather; 24 great-grandchildren.

A visitation is planned on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 11:00AM in chapel of Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service.

Burial will follow in St. Mary’s FWB Church Cemetery at McGee’s Crossroads in Benson, NC.

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Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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September 29, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sullivans Highland Funeral Chapel

Funeral Service
September 30, 2020

11:00 AM
Sullivans Highland Funeral Chapel

Interment following funeral service
September 30, 2020

St. Mary's Grove FWB Church Cemetery
7987 Raleigh Rd,
Benson, NC 27504

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