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Sarah Gertrude Higby Adams
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Birth: May 22, 1924
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 2009
Troup County
Georgia, USA

Mrs. Sarah Gertrude Adams, 84, of LaGrange passed away Monday, March 16, 2009, at her home.

Mrs. Adams was born May 22, 1924, in Chambers County, daughter of the late Benjamin and Nancy Elizabeth Wood Higby. She had lived here most of her life and was a member of Dunson Baptist Church. She worked for the Hillside Plant of Callaway Mills and was the first woman dolpher for the company. She and her husband worked together at the LaGrange Theatre. Mrs.

Adams had worked for Eckerds/ Rite-Aid Drug Store since 1972.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy and Debbie Adams of Anniston, AL, Hilton Adams, and Woody and Pam Adams, all of Palmer, TN; daughter, Connie E. Adams of LaGrange; 13 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Gladys Heath of LaGrange, and Irene Shelnutt of Franklin, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Waymon Adams, and two sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 Thursday at Dunson Baptist Church with Rev. S. T. Janney officiating. Interment will be in Shadowlawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening from 6:00 until 9:00.

Condolences may be expressed and memories shared in the guest book at www.hunterallenmyhand. com.

Published in The LaGrange Daily News, March 18, 2009 
Family links: 
  Benjamin Farin Higbie (1886 - 1963)
  Nancy Elizabeth Wood Higby (1896 - 1973)
  Waymon Homer Adams (1925 - 1982)*
  Sarah Gertrude Higby Adams (1924 - 2009)
  Lillian Irene Higby Shelnutt (1926 - 2015)**
*Calculated relationship
Note: Mrs. Adams' SSDI record gives her DOB as May 2, 1924.
Shadowlawn Cemetery
Troup County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Dec 24, 2011
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Sarah Gertrude <i>Higby</i> Adams
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- Ron Manley
 Added: Dec. 24, 2011

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