Mrs. Mary Huffman Adams

June 14, 1949September 11, 2010

HICKORY—Mary Huffman Adams, 61, passed away on Saturday September 11 th 2010, at Catawba Valley Medical Center after a battle with cancer.

Mary was born June 14th, 1949 in Catawba Co. to the late Dalton Whitener and Dixie Hicks Huffman Teague.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her step-father Kenneth Teague.

She was a member of Mountain Grove Baptist Church and formerly employed with Marlowe Furniture.

The family would like to especially thank Catawba Valley Medical Center, Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley and Carolina Oncology for the special care they gave to Mary.

Surviving are her husband, Donald W. Adams of the home, two brothers, Kenneth Teague Jr. of Hickory, Wilburn Huffman of Hickory and a sister, Peggy Herring of Hickory.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 14th 2010, at Mountain Grove Baptist Church in Mt. View with Reverends Craig Richardson and Larry Winebarger officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Monday September 13th 2010 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Hickory Funeral Home.

At other times the family will be at the residence of Ken and Debbie Teague, 4621 South NC. 127 Hwy, Hickory, NC 28602.

Memorials may be made to Mountain Grove Baptist Church 6156 Mountain Grove Road, Hickory, NC 28602 .

Condolences may be made online at

Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 14, 2010
  • Visitation Monday, September 13, 2010


  • Burial

Mrs. Mary Huffman Adams

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September 17, 2010

So sorry about Mary's passing. As Christians it is not the end but the beginning. Our prayers will be with you to give you comfort and peace each day without her. Denise

Patti Ritchie

September 16, 2010

Mary was a sweet, wonderful cousin. We shared many good times together as children. Peace to all the family.
Patti Hicks Ritchie

September 13, 2010

So sorry to hear about Mary, but know she has gone to a better place and has seen Jesus and the rest of the family and friends that have gone on before.
You are in my thoughts and payers. Love, Irene Hardin

September 13, 2010

Don and Family,

You are in our thoughts and prayers. Mary was an angel. We were blessed to have to opportunity to get to know her. We love You. Tina Whitener Fredell

September 13, 2010

Sorrow to hear of the loss of your dear loved one. Remember during your time of sorrow that the scriptures assures us of a new world awaiting us in the near future where we will be reunited with our loved ones that have fallen asleep.

Edna Setzer

September 13, 2010

I am so sorry for your loss I worked with Mary years ago she was a very sweet person and will be missed may God bless and give your family peace.

September 13, 2010

So sorry to here of Mary's passing but now she is resting and the pain is gone which for Mary has been a long time. As Christians death is not the end but the beginning. Our prayers are with you that each day will get easier without her. May God Bless!

September 13, 2010

Don, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know that Mary was a wonderful person and a great cook. You're in my thoughts and prayers.

Cynthia ward Sigman