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 Lucille <I>Brown</I> Adams

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Lucille Brown Adams

  • Birth 29 Sep 1891 Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 18 Feb 1963 South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 107292470

Lucille was married to John Phillips Adams on 25 June 1919. They were the parents of two children, John Phillips Adams, Jr. and Francelle Adams Wiley.

Mrs. J.P. Adams' Final Rites Held
Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille Brown Adams, 70, widow of J. Phillips Adams, 861 Arbutus Drive, Columbia, S.C., were conducted on Thursday, February 21, in Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, by the Rev. Leslie W. Edwards, pastor of Kilbourne Park Baptist Church. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Mrs. Adams died late Monday night in the Columbia Hospital.
Born in Sandersville, she was a daughter of the late Robert Mitchell and Lucretia Frances Key Brown. She received her formal education at Wesleyan College, the University of Georgia and other schools emphasizing literary subjects.
Mrs. Adams worked with the University of Georgia as a field worker for a number of years and in 1931 she and the late Mr. Adams went to Columbia. She organized and opened her own studio, "Mrs. Adams Studio of Fine Arts and Speech," specializing in teaching persons of various ages.
Mrs. Adams was one of the organizers and first president of the Columbia Sketch Club. She was a charter member of the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century, charter member of the Palmetto Literary Club, charter member of the S.C. Artists Guild, chairman of the Arts and Crafts Department of the Womans Club, having served on the board of directors, a member of the Garden Club, chairman of the Junior American Citizenship Club of the Columbia DAR, member of the Wade Hampton United Daughters of the Confederacy, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Mrs. Adams was a member of the First Baptist Church of Columbia.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. J.H. Wiley, Jr., Bethlehem, Pa.; a son, Major John P. Adams, Bangkok, Thailand; three sisters, Mrs. Alex Peterson, Ailey, Miss Nell Brown, Philadelphia, Pa., Mrs. Baron Oxner, Hardeeville, S.C.; a brother, R.M. Brown, Sandersville; seven grandsons, David and Mike Adams, Bangkok Thailand, and Mark, Hundley, Steve, Rob and John Wiley, Bethlehem, Pa.; two nephews, Capt. Hal W. Brown, Big Springs, Texas, and Robert Mitchell Brown III, San Antonio, Texas.
She was a sister of the late Capt. Sidney Francis Brown, who gave his life for his country in France during World War I, and of the late Mrs. Water Sheffield of Atlanta and of the late Hal W. Brown of Sandersville, all natives of Sandersville.
Mrs. Adams conducted art classes in Sandersville in a studio at the ancestral Brown home, Woodland Terrace, on North Harris St. for students of all ages during 1959 and 1960.


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  • Created by: Joy Pendry
  • Added: 25 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107292470
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lucille Brown Adams (29 Sep 1891–18 Feb 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107292470, citing Greenlawn Memorial Park, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Joy Pendry (contributor 46998531) .