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Daisy Austin Adams
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Birth: Aug. 2, 1916
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 2014
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA

Daisy Austin Adams, aged 97, passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care. She was born on August 2, 1916 to Samuel Monroe and Minnie Payne Austin. One of her great passions was First Baptist Church of Boone where she served in many capacities, including serving as one of the first female deacons. She received both her B. A. and M. A. degrees from Appalachian State University. Her teaching career spanned thirty-two years, mostly in Watauga County. She was active in Alpha Kappa Gamma and was honored by induction into the Rhododendron Society. The Daisy Adams Scholarship was established in 2001 in the Reich College of Education to aid deserving local education majors. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Alfred Thomas Adams. She is survived by three sons, Austin Adams, Sam Monroe Adams and wife Jackie and Thomas Paul Adams and wife Mary; eight grandchildren; Mark Adams and wife Carolyn, Patrick and Mitchell Adams, Emily Adams and husband Josh Hinson, Cheryl Catoe and husband Rick, Art, Tommy and Sam Austin Adams, and six great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Lula Henson and Ella Beshears, and three brothers, Collis, Lewis and Ned Austin. Funeral services for Daisy Austin Adams were conducted at the First Baptist Church. Officiating was Rev. Roy Dobyns. Burial followed at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens. Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory was in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Monroe Austin (1872 - 1959)
  Minnie Belle Payne Austin (1879 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Alfred Thomas Adams (1911 - 2002)
 
 Sibling:
  Collis Monroe Austin (1903 - 1977)*
  Daisy Austin Adams (1916 - 2014)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountlawn Memorial Park and Gardens
Boone
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Carl Hollar
Record added: Jun 11, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 131219381
Daisy <i>Austin</i> Adams
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