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 Tena <I>Butterfield</I> Adams

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Tena Butterfield Adams

  • Birth unknown Colleton County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 6 Aug 2011 Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 74699099

Mrs. Tena Butterfield Adams - SAVANNAH - Mrs. Tena Butterfield Adams, 96, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at Heritage Healthcare of Savannah. She was born in Colleton County, SC and educated in the public schools. She spent most of her adult life in Savannah. She was a faithful member of Saint Luke Baptist Church, and the oldest member of its congregation and one of the oldest Deaconess Board Member in the Savannah area. She served in many auxiliaries, founding member of the # 2 Choir, member of the Mass Choir, Ogeechee Quilting Club, and Co-Chairperson of Feed-AR-Meal until her health began to decline. She was instrumental in getting the Midtown Community Center organized. Mrs. Adams was a devoted mother, friend, and grandmother. She is survived by, one daughter, Geraldine Furman, Brooklyn, NY; one son, Samuel Lowe (Jeanette), Savannah; special thanks to, Earl Mason and Thomasina Dawson, 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, her church family, other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the church. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, August 12, 2011 at Saint Luke Baptist Church, 418 W. 38th Street. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Sexton-Hall Funeral Home 5 Birkenhead Road Pt. Wentworth, GA 31407 912-964-4336 Savannah Morning News August 10, 2011.

Published in Savannah Morning News on Wednesday, August 10, 2011
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Mrs. Tena Butterfield Adams - SAVANNAH - Funeral services for Mrs. Tena Butterfield Adams will be 11 a.m., Friday, August 12, 2011 at St. Luke Baptist Church, 418 W. 38th Street, Rev. Lexie E. Aikens, Pastor. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Thursday at the Church. Interment: Oak Grove Cemetery. Sexton-Hall Funeral Home Pt Wentworth, GA 912-964-4336 Savannah Morning News August 11, 2011.

Published in Savannah Morning News on Thursday, August 11, 2011


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  • Created by: JoAnn Bland
  • Added: 9 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74699099
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tena Butterfield Adams (unknown–6 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74699099, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by JoAnn Bland (contributor 47359813) .