Betty  Carol Adams



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mrs. Betty Carol Ghent Adams, age 80, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at her home. She was born April 27, 1938 in Lancaster, a daughter of the late Carl Harrison Ghent and Roxie Dunlap Ghent and is the wife of Jack Arnold Adams, Sr. Betty retired from Springs Industries – Customer Service Center. Betty enjoyed painting, working in her flowers and being outside when she could. She was a very talented seamstress and a great cook. “Maw Jack” loved her grandchildren, great grandchildren and her great-great grandchild. She was a charter member of the Women of the Moose and a member of Catawba Baptist Church.

Betty is survived by her husband of 63 years, Jack A. Adams, Sr.; two sons, Jack Adams, Jr. and Brian F. Adams and husband, Bobby Hinson; a daughter, Janet A. Sanders and husband, Joe; five grandchildren, Bobby Joe Sanders, Dana Carol Sanders, Laura Michelle Keener, Melissa Hinson and T.J. Bowen; eight great grandchildren, Joey, Morgan, Jordan, Dylan, Jacob, Savannah, Trip and Brody; a great-great grandchild, Jasmine; five sisters, Joanne Hartley and husband, Jerry, Pat Barton and husband, Richard, Marty Burgess and husband, Mike, Evelyn Finch and Barbara Barrett; and two brother and sisters in law, Bobby and Evelyn Leaphart and Pearleane and Bert Sanders.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Bobby C. Ghent and Johnny M. Ghent and a sister, Mary G. Clemmer.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Betty will be 3:00 pm Thursday, September 27, 2018 at The Chapel of Burgess Funeral Home by Rev. Sean Stroud. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, one-hour prior to the service, at the funeral home and suggest memorial contributions be made to Catawba Baptist Church Building Fund, 1144 Riverside Rd., Lancaster, SC 29720.