Gwendolyn Gail Adams

January 24, 1943February 20, 2012

Gwendolyn Cox Adams, 69 of Bob White Trail, Cartersville, Georgia passed away Monday, February 20, 2012. Mrs. Adams was born January 24, 1943 in Bartow County, the daughter of Gladys (Howren) Cox and the late Thomas R. Cox. She was a homemaker and a longtime faithful member of The United Methodist Church, where she was the organist. She was a graduate of Reinhardt College and received a Bachelor of Arts Elementary Education and a minor in Library Science at The University of Georgia and later was the Librarian at Acworth Elementary School. Surviving is her husband, Butch Adams of Cartersville, her son Robert Adams of Cartersville, her mother, Gladys Cox of Cartersville and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home with Rev. Don Underwood and Rev. Mike Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be Bill Gambill, Mathew Gambill, Larman Self, Phillip Greeson, Don Windsor and Lewis Templeton. The family is requesting donation to the Susan G. Komen Foundation or the Etowah Scholarship Association, for the Cartersville Class of 1961 Scolarship Fund, P.O. Box 1239, Cartersville, Ga. 30120. Please go to to post tributes and sign the online guestbook. Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, Georgia is in charge of the arrangements.


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 21, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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February 23, 2012

We heard the sad news of Gwen's passing. May all your good memories ease your sorrow. Please accept our sympathy.

Jack and Linda Bryson (Young Harris, GA)

February 22, 2012

"Meeting Gwen was truly a pleasure. The kind and gentle nature she
displayed and her obvious zest for life are inspiration for all of us.
Robert, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and
your dad."

Linda Sutherland (Nashville, TN)

Terri Gauldin

February 21, 2012

You were all such a big part of my young life and were always great role models. Your family is full of such great love, I know the Lord will bless you with peace. I like to think how happy she must be to see Mr. Richard again :) Prayers for your family,
Terri Baker Gauldin

Robert Lay

February 21, 2012

You will be missed very much. So sorry I could not be there but praying for the family.

Ross Barreras

February 21, 2012

Gwen has a quiet beauty and her smile will almost outshine her wings. We love you, Gwen, and our hearts are with you, Butch and Robert.

Linda Brown

February 21, 2012

I Have a lot of great memories of Gwen when we went to church at Douglas Street. I remember Family Night Suppers when Gwen made her cake and it was still warm and we couldn't wait to get some of it. We love you Gwen and will miss you. Much love to Butch and Robert an Ms. Gladys