Fannie Catherine Smith Adams
Tuesday July 25, 1950
Mrs William J Adams
Dillon--July 24--(special)--Mrs William J Adams, 76, died at St Eugene hospital here today after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 Tuesday morning from Main Street Methodist Church by the Rev William A Beckham of Timmonsville, assisted by the Rev Fred J Hay of Dillon. Interment will be in Riverside cemetery here.
Mrs Adams was the former Fannie Catherine Smith, the daughter of the Rev amd Mrs Neill McNair Smith of Laurinburg, NC. After being graduated from Greensboro Female College, she taught music in North and South Carolina until her marriage to William J Adams in 1900. Mr and Mrs Adams moved in 1911 to Dillon where Mr Adams served as postmaster and later was a wholesale and retail grocer until his death in 1930.
Mrs Adams was a lifelong and devoted member of the Methodist Church, giving freely of her time and efforts in all phases of the work of the church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs Alvin Rogers of Marion; three sons, J Mazey and William J Adams of Dillon, and Dr Frank M Adams of Hot Springs, Ark., two sisters, Miss Minnie Smith and Mrs Dora S Oliver, both of Dillon; one brother, Dr J McN Smith of Rowland, NC; six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Carolyn Klear, 10 Dec 2002.