|Birth: ||Aug. 21, 1930|
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 2011|
Helen Adams - DRYDEN, VA.
"Her Children will rise up and call her blessed" — Proverbs 31:28
DRYDEN, Va. — Helen Davis Adams, age 80 journeyed to her eternal home on Tuesday, February 2, 2011, at the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, TN.
She was a devoted Christian and a member of Dryden United Methodist Church. She has resided in Lee Health and Rehab Center in Pennington Gap, VA, where she was tenderly cared for since 2002.
She was preceded in death by her father, The Rev. E.R. Davis; mother, Marguerite Davis; step-mothers, Mildred Parsons Davis and Edith Poteet Davis; and several infant brothers and sisters.
Survivors include her devoted husband of 62 years, C.W.; and daughters and spouses, Darlene and Jerry Light and Sissy and Gary Onks, both of Johnson City, TN; Grandsons, Todd Light, Matthew Light and spouse, Amanda, Adam Ely; and granddaughter Meredith Stewart and spouse, Shawn; great grandchildren, Brooke, Olivia, and Addison Light; Her brother and spouse, Harold S. and Mary Ellen Davis, of Albany, GA. Other survivors include sister in-laws, Lena Rue Pellman, Cleveland, OH, Sallie Ann and spouse, Bill Johnson, Arnold, MD; brother in-law and spouse, John J. and Regina Adams, Gloucester Point, VA; Several nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.
Devoted niece, Elaine Day and family, held a special place in their Aunt Helen's heart.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff of Lee Health and Rehab, to the staff of 6300 wing of Johnson City Medical Center, Drs. Sheri Holmes and Roland K. Huffaker. Your loving care and concern will remain in our hearts forever.
Calling hours are from 6 until 9:00 p.m. Friday, February 4, at Dryden United Methodist Church, of Dryden, VA.
Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Dryden United Methodist Church with Dr. Charles Ledger officiating.
Mrs. Adams will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the services. Interment will follow in Powell Valley Cemetery in Dryden, VA. Pallbearers will be Jerry Light, Todd Light, Matthew Light, Adam Ely, Jeff Day, Ryan Day, Donnie Hobbs and Shawn Stewart.
Flowers will be accepted but memorials may be made to the National Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences may be sent on line to sturgillfuneralhome.com.
Sturgill Funeral Home of Pennington Gap in charge of arrangements.
Powell Valley Cemetery
Created by: Judy
Record added: Feb 04, 2011
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