Vernell Cain Adams

January 5, 1922July 30, 2012

ADAMS Mrs. Vernell Cain Adams age 90 of Stuart Florida, formerly of Jacksonville, died July 30, 2012. She was a North Carolina native born in Kinston, North Carolina to the late Raymond and Mamie Lee Simmons Cain. She graduated from High School in 1938. She was employed by CSX for 35 years and was a manager in the communications department. She was an active member of the Ortega United Methodist Church during her time in Jacksonville and in the Stuart United Methodist Church during her time there. She leaves behind to cherish her memory a Son Wayne (Sue) Gause of Jacksonville Beach, Florida, two step son, Marshall Adams of California , and Clark Adams, Jr. of North Carolina, 10 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her daughter Gail Moore of Jacksonville, brother Ralph Cain, sisters Mary Avis Benton and Mildred Croom Hefinger and her two late husbands, A.T. Gause and Eugene Clark Adams, Sr. A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, August 3rd at Hardage-Giddens Edgewood Chapel 729 South Edgewood Ave. Jacksonville Florida. Visitation with the family prior to the service will begin at 9:00 A.M. Burial will follow in Jacksonville Memory Gardens. Please visit to leave condolences.


  • Funeral Service Friday, August 3, 2012

Vernell Cain Adams

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August 2, 2012

Grandmother, We love you & you will be missed.
Dennis Moore, Tina, Amanda, & Austin

Mary Gail Hammons (Moore)

August 1, 2012


We all love you dearly and we will miss you. Thank you for showing us your love and support throughout the years. Please, please give my mom lots of hugs and kisses when you see her up there. We miss her too!


Mary Gail

Donna Piles

August 1, 2012

Dear Aunt Vernell,

Even though we never saw each other that much thru the years, thank you for always showing me nothing but kindness. Sorry to hear of your passing :(