|Naomi Maxine Adams|
|Birth: ||Sep. 7, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 23, 2006|
Naomi Maxine Adams, 85, died Nov. 23, 2006, in Altamaha Healthcare Center in Jesup after a brief illness.
She was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Hortense, where she lived for most of her life.
Her parents, Alvah R. and Nora Middleton Adams; three brothers, C. Winton Adams, L. Dow Adams and Ronald F. Adams; and one infant sister, Ernestine Adams, preceded her in death.
She attended elementary school in Hortense and graduated from Nahunta High School in 1938, where she voted by her class most intellectual and wittiest. She was also a star player on the Nahunta girl's basketball team and served for a while as coach of the girl's basketball team when she taught school in Hortense. She also taught school in Jesup. She attended Valdosta State and Georgia Southern at Statesboro. She was known as an excellent cook, seamstress and gardener. She was also an accomplished musician, writer and published poet. She was an avid reader and served a "hitch" in the U.S. Navy Waves in 1944.
She is survived by three sisters, Jean Adams Walker, surviving twin sister of Ernestine Adams, of Jesup and Claire A. O'Quinn of St. Simons Island and Wilma Brown Weisenburger of Greenville; a brother, Grayson R. Adams of Rockville, Md.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A private funeral service with only family members in attendance was held Nov. 24, in the Hortense Cemetery with burial in the family plot.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Building Fund, 117 Drennon Drive, Jesup, Georgia 31545, or to the donor's favorite charity.
Rinehart And Sons Funeral Home of Jesup was in charge of arrangements.
Alva Ray Adams (1886 - 1968)
Nora Myreen Middleton Adams (1889 - 1971)
Clester Winton Adams (1910 - 1967)*
Lorenzo Dow Adams (1913 - 1972)*
Ronald Fletcher Adams (1915 - 2003)*
Claire Adams O'Quinn (1917 - 2007)*
Wilma Adams Weisenburger (1919 - 2012)*
Naomi Maxine Adams (1921 - 2006)
Ernestine Adams (1927 - 1927)*
Jean Adams Walker (1927 - 2014)*
Created by: Jerry Van Herrin
Record added: Feb 12, 2009
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