By: Lindsay CravenStaff Writer
April 2, 2013
Mr. Marvin Henderson Adams, 94, of Winston-Salem passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington.
He was born in Yadkin County on February 1, 1919.
Mr. Adams was the last surviving of the 12 children of Nathan Adams and Etta Collins Adams. He was a retired employee of Western Electric with 30 years of service and was also a watchmaker for over 50 years. His favorite hobbies were gardening, hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his wife, M. Susan Wooten Adams; one daughter, Kathryn L. Sheppard and husband Larry of Concord; one son, Tommy E. Adams of Winston-Salem, five grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held for Mr. Adams on April 2 at Forsyth Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Georgianne Satterfield officiating. J.C. Green and Sons of Winston Salem is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Deep Creek Friends Meeting, 1140 Deep Creek Church Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055.
Online condolences may be sent to the Adams family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.