Cornelia Roberts Adams



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mrs. Cornelia Roberts Adams, age 90, passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018. She was born March 22, 1927 in Lancaster, the daughter of the late Dewey F. Roberts and Alma Adams Roberts and was the wife of John Henry Adams. Mrs. Adams enjoyed cooking, baking and sewing. She loved her church and loved being with her children and her grandchildren. Mrs. Adams was a member of Glenwood Heights Baptist Church.

Mrs. Adams is survived by her husband of 69 years, John Henry Adams; her daughter, Teresa Adams Eubanks and her husband, Kenneth; her son, John Kevin Adams and his wife, Lisa; four grandchildren, Trina Aldridge and her husband, Chris, J.C. Eubanks and his wife, Whitney, Jonathan Eubanks and his fiancée, Autumn Webster, and Alexa Adams; seven great grandchildren; four sisters, Myrtice Williams, Vernelle Braun, Esther Roberts and Nadine Kirk and her husband, Dennis; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Clayton Roberts, William Roberts, and George Roberts; and two sisters, Sarah Jenkins and Linda Neal.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mrs. Adams will be 3:00 pm Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Glenwood Heights Baptist Church by Rev. Daniel Porter and Rev. Steve Neal. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Burgess Funeral Home and suggest memorial contributions be made to Glenwood Heights Baptist Church, 600 Nichols Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

The family would like to say a special thank you to the nurses and cna’s on Unit 3 of White Oak Manor of Lancaster and to Hospice of Lancaster for all the wonderful care Mrs. Adams received.