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Edward Liddell "Dell" Adams
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Birth: Jul. 11, 1933
Cumberland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 2008
Durham County
North Carolina, USA

Edward Liddell "Dell" Adams, 75, of Durham NC, died February 11, 2008, at his home. Dell was born July 11, 1933, in Manchester NC, son of the late Edward L. and Ina Jean Davey Adams. He grew up in Fayettville NC, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and received his Masters of Music Degree at East Carolina College.

A resident of Durham since 1960, Dell was band director for the Durham Public Schools for five years. He lived in Ferrum VA for four years where he was Associate Professor of Music at Ferrum College. Dell returned to Durham in 1969 and was Choir Director and Minister of Music at several Baptist churches in the area and served as registrar at Durham Technical College. He was a faithful member of Yates Baptist Church and belonged to Rosie Hampton Senior Adult Class.

Dell is survivied by his wife of 51 years, Carol Jean King Adams; daughter Kelly Adams Taylor and husband Raymond Scott Taylor of North Charleston SC; son Chris Adams of High Point NC and fiancee Carolyn Banks of Durham; grandchildren Sierra Hayes, Hunter Taylor, Chloe Taylor, John Banks, and Alexander Taylor; and great-grandchild Jaylin McNeil.

(obituary from Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home, Durham NC)
Markham Memorial Gardens
Durham County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: DogMama08
Record added: Mar 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86251115
Edward Liddell Dell Adams
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