Vivian Adams



LANCASTER – Ms. Vivian Adams, age 88, died Monday, February 13, 2017 at her home. She was born March 17, 1928 in Lancaster, a daughter of the late Rochelle Pinkman Adams and Lilly Mae McIntosh Adams. Ms. Adams was a homemaker, Mother and Grandma to many, and raised multiple children. She was a people person and never met a stranger. She enjoyed the beach, spending time with her family and was a longtime member of Pleasant Dale Baptist Church. She loved her church and her church family.

Ms. Adams is survived by a daughter, Estelle Adams Davis of Lancaster; a grandson she raised from a child, Rev. Jessie Adams and his wife, Amanda and their daughter Carley; a niece she raised as her daughter, Linda Sanders and her children, Jennifer Boone, Tyler Sanders and Gabriel James; a daughter in law, Vicki Adams, all of Lancaster; three sisters, Myrtis Walters of Lancaster, Betty Usher and Midge Shealy both of Columbia; and onumerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Ms. Adams was preceded in death by a son, Jessie Eugene Adams, Sr.; a brother, Rochelle Thaddeus Adams and five sisters, Colleen Hudson, Ruth Vincent, Sarah Dassaro, Marie Bryson and Maude Sanders.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Ms. Adams will be 3:00 pm Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Pleasant Dale Baptist Church by Rev. Jack Nunn, Rev. Catlin Rollings and Rev. Sean Stroud. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Wednesday evening, February 15, 2017 at Burgess Funeral Home and suggest memorial contributions be made to Pleasant Dale Baptist Church Matching Grant Fund, 133 S. Potter Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.