Margaret D. Adams

November 12, 1921February 6, 2011

Margaret D. Adams, age 89, of Tuscaloosa, died Feb. 6, 2011, at home. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with Ron McKay and Tony Barber officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens with Memory Chapel Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William A. and Mattie Davidson; son, William F. Adams; sister, Doris Williams; and husband, Ollie Frank Adams.

Survivors include her daughters, Frances Gayle Stevenson (John) of Tuscaloosa and Margaret Amelia Farmer (Jack) of Hoover; sons, David Boyd Adams (Jane) of Homewood and Thomas Randall Adams (Jean) of Columbiana; a brother, William Almon Davidson, Jr. of Tampa, Fla.; grandchildren, Alexander Scott Campbell of Yellowstone National Park, Wyo., Rebecca Kyle Baker (David) of Cleveland, David Boyd Adams, Jr. of Birmingham, Leah Gayle Hand (Colby) of McCalla, Amber Jean Adams of Maylene, Patrick Devin Early of Hoover, Amy Carol Smith (David) of Steele, Glenda Beth Stevenson of Tuscaloosa, and Scott Stevenson (Christie) of Steele; and great-grandchildren, Logan, Savannah, Madison, Amelia, Phenix, Hannah, Ethan, Dillon, Nicole, T.J., Kayley, Emma, and Madison.

Mrs. Adams was born in Toxey, Ala., and grew up in York, Ala. She married Frank Adams, a WWII soldier, and lived in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and raised four children. She moved to Birmingham, Ala., and lived there for over 41 years. She was involved in the Eastern Star, was a Cub Scout mother, and had many friends and family.

Pallbearers will be Scott Campbell, David Adams, Jr., Colby Hand, Scott Stevenson, T.J. Yancy, and Jim Williams.

Honorary pallbearers are Clint McEntyre, M.D.; Cornelius Sullivan, M.D.; Northport Medical Center-DCH; Rehabilitation Pavilion Center; and Hospice of West Alabama. Many thanks go to all physicians, respiratory specialists, nursing staff, rehab staff, and hospice staff for their love and care.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital .

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  • Funeral Service Friday, February 11, 2011
  • Visitation Friday, February 11, 2011

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Rebecca Baker

June 19, 2011

I love you and miss you so much Maw Maw.

Jack Farmer

February 21, 2011

Maw Maw you and Paw Paw were such wonderful in-laws .Thank you for raising such a wonderful daughter ,who was to grow up to be my wonderful and loving wife. Thank you ,for being so wonderful to she and I .You were both wonderful. I will always love you, Jack

Janet Levy

February 11, 2011

Mrs. Adams was a sweet and loving lady. She loved her family and always put family first. She will be missed.

Donna Chastang

February 10, 2011

My sweet and funny Aunt Margaret will be missed by so many. She and Uncle Frank will live on in our hearts forever and now they are together again. Thanks Aunt Margaret for such great childhood and adulthood memories! Much love to David, Randy, Gayle, Amy and families.