Mary Lou (Sturgill) Adams

March 24, 1948 ~ June 25, 2020 (age 72)


Mrs. Mary Lou Sturgill Adams age 72 of Millers Creek passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at her home.

 The family will receive friends at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home Monday, June 29, 2020 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. 

Mrs. Adams was born March 24, 1948 in Coalwood, WV to Lillard Jackson and Edna Gravely Sturgill. She was a bookkeeper at Gardner Glass Products.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, Lillard Jackson and Edna Gravely Sturgill.

 She is survived by her husband, Richard Burton Adams; four sons, Derrick Adams and wife Stephanie of Hamptonville, Rodney Eric Adams of Denver, Jason Adams and wife Jennifer of Ferguson, and Brian Adams and wife Angela of Millers Creek; eleven grandchildren, Jamie Adams, Avery Adams, Hayden Adams, Hannah Adams, Breanna Pipes, Jacob Adams, Casey Adams, Kendra Adams, Austin Adams, Lauren Adams, and Sarah Bare; three great grandchildren, Easton Owings, Serena Pipes and Travis Blankenship; a sister Donna Michael of Rural Hall; and a brother, Kenneth Sturgill of North Wilkesboro. 

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38103.

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June 29, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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