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 Daisy <I>Austin</I> Adams

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Daisy Austin Adams

  • Birth 2 Aug 1916 North Carolina, USA
  • Death 8 Jun 2014 Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Boone, Watauga County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 131219381

Daisy Austin Adams, aged 97, passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care. She was born on August 2, 1916 to Samuel Monroe and Minnie Payne Austin. One of her great passions was First Baptist Church of Boone where she served in many capacities, including serving as one of the first female deacons. She received both her B. A. and M. A. degrees from Appalachian State University. Her teaching career spanned thirty-two years, mostly in Watauga County. She was active in Alpha Kappa Gamma and was honored by induction into the Rhododendron Society. The Daisy Adams Scholarship was established in 2001 in the Reich College of Education to aid deserving local education majors. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Alfred Thomas Adams. She is survived by three sons, Austin Adams, Sam Monroe Adams and wife Jackie and Thomas Paul Adams and wife Mary; eight grandchildren; Mark Adams and wife Carolyn, Patrick and Mitchell Adams, Emily Adams and husband Josh Hinson, Cheryl Catoe and husband Rick, Art, Tommy and Sam Austin Adams, and six great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Lula Henson and Ella Beshears, and three brothers, Collis, Lewis and Ned Austin. Funeral services for Daisy Austin Adams were conducted at the First Baptist Church. Officiating was Rev. Roy Dobyns. Burial followed at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens. Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory was in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: Carl Hollar
  • Added: 11 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131219381
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daisy Austin Adams (2 Aug 1916–8 Jun 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131219381, citing Mountlawn Memorial Park and Gardens, Boone, Watauga County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Carl Hollar (contributor 48182163) .