Mrs. Adams was born on August 13, 1929 in Pittsylvania County, a daughter of the late Charlie N. McGregor and the late Lillie Blanch Crowder McGregor. She had lived in Danville most of her life. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Ridgeway, VA.
On November 26, 1950, she was married to Benjamin Thomas Adams, who survives.
Mrs. Adams was predeceased by a daughter, Linda Ann Powell; five sisters and three brothers.