05/17/10 — MILDRED B. ADAMS

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May 1, 1915-May 16, 2010

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Mildred Barwick Adams, 95, passed away peacefully Sunday at home.

A service of remembrance will be held tonight at 7 at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bud Jennese and the Rev. Donald Fader officiating. Interment will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Pineview Cemetery.

Mrs. Adams was born May 1, 1915, in Wayne County to the late Alex and Emma Herring Barwick. She was wife of the late Raymond Adams.

Mrs. Adams graduated from Seven Springs High School and was a member of Zion United Methodist Church.

She was a lifelong homemaker with a special love for her family. Mrs. Adams enjoyed flowers, gardening, canning and freezing. Time with her grandchildren was precious, and she enjoyed preparing and cooking meals for her family.

Mrs. Adams is survived by three children, Jimmy Lewis Adams and wife, Betsy, of Mount Olive, Barbara Davenport and husband, Wayne, of Wilmington and Jewel Smith and husband, Linwood, of Goldsboro; brother, Damon Barwick of Seven Springs; six grandchildren, English Albertson and husband, Rob, Jimmy Lewis Adams Jr. and wife, Roxie, Dexter Davenport and wife, Cameron, Jeremy Smith and wife, Tina, and Brandon Smith; 11 great-grandchildren, Addilee Turnage, Brooke Albertson, Mallory Albertson, Drew Davenport, Carter Davenport, Sydney Davenport, Luke Davenport, Judson Davenport, Chase Davenport, Addison Smith and Hilton Adams; along with special caregivers, Lynn Lee and Annie Ruth Boyette.

The family will receive friends tonight following the service of remembrance, and at other times they will be at the home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com.

Memorials may be made to Zion United Methodist Church, c/o Joy Williams, 360 Pineview Cemetery Road, Mount Olive, N.C., 28365.

Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange.


Published in Obituaries on May 17, 2010 1:46 PM