|Birth: ||Aug. 2, 1928|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2012|
AUGUSTA - Mrs. Margaret 'Marge' Gilbert Adams, 83, entered into rest on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, in Select Specialty Hospital of Augusta.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2012, in Elmwood Cemetery, 501 Elmwood Ave., Columbia, SC, with Dr. James St. John officiating.
Mrs. Adams was born in Richmond County, GA, daughter of the late Margaret Gray Gilbert and Eugene T. Gilbert Sr. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in history, and taught 4th grade for many years.
She and her husband moved to Columbia, SC, in 1958, where she was very active in the community. She was past president of the South Carolina Medical Association Auxiliary and past president of the Opera Guild of Greater Columbia.
Other than her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Dr. James F. Adams, sisters, Claire Braddock and Ann Gilbert ,and her brother, Eugene T. Gilbert Jr.
Mrs. Adams is survived by her niece, Margaret Gray Gilbert, nephew, Eugene'Gene' T. Gilbert III and wife, Judith, all of Augusta, GA, three great-nephews, Bryce C. Shipman of Charleston, SC, Eugene 'Thomas' Gilbert IV and Andrew Hampton Gray Gilbert, sister-in-law, Rita J. Gilbert, all of Augusta, GA, and two cousins, Thomas 'Tom' Gray and wife, Elise, of Savannah, GA, and Janet Gray Burnet of St. Simons, GA.
The family would like to express their love and appreciation for all of the support, friendship and love given by Kathleen Vandekieft-Wright, Dr. John Wright and their family, and a special thank you to her caregivers and friends, Tomasina Parks, Denise Pierce and Joann Pound.
No visitation is scheduled. Those desiring to attend the services are asked to meet in Elmwood Cemetery on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to Cure Childhood Cancer, 1117 Perimeter Center West, Suite N-402, Atlanta, GA 30338, 800-443-CURE (2873), www.curechildhoodcancer.org (Please specify, Press On Fund) or the Margaret and James F. Adams Memorial Fund, Central Carolina Community Foundation, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 213, Columbia, SC 29204, which sponsors the South Carolina District Metropolitan Opera auditions or Ellen Schlaefer FBN Productions, Inc., 716 Old Forge Road, Chapin, SC 29036.
Please sign the guestbook and send condolences at www.plattsfuneralhome.com.
Platt's Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904, 706-733-3636.
PUBLISHED IN THE STATE NEWSPAPER FROM FEBRUARY 11 TO FEBRUARY 12, 2012
Eugene Thomas Gilbert (1898 - 1985)
Margaret Gray Gilbert (1898 - 1975)
James Frederick Adams (1927 - 1992)
Claire Gilbert Braddock (1920 - 1998)*
Margaret Gilbert Adams (1928 - 2012)
Elmwood Memorial Gardens
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Melinda B-B
Record added: Feb 12, 2012
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