BOWMAN - Hazel G. Adams, 91, wife of the late Robert E. Adams, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Born in Dewy Rose, she was the daughter of the late James Clarence and Lessie Brown Gunnells. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Scarlette A. Henson; and brothers, Sheral, Billy and James Gunnells.
A graduate of Bowman High School, she retired in 1976 after 25 years as a salesperson with Davidson's Department Store. An accomplished seamstress, she took great pride in sewing for her family and friends. She was a member of Liberty Congregational Church in Dewy Rose, which was founded by her great-grandfather.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley A. and William Tootle, Commerce; son-in-law, Hubert Henson of Memphis, Tenn.; sister, Beth G. Brown, Royston; grandchildren, Terri Connolly (Joe), Suwanee, Clay Tootle (Cindy), Hoschton, Danah Smith (Randy), Memphis, Tenn., Glenn Tootle (Chasity), Commerce, and Renee Tootle, Commerce; great-grandchildren, Preston, Madison, Brandon, Hannah, Lina, Cade, Chase, Catherine, Ansley, Abby and Ashby.
Memorial services will be held, Wednesday, April 3 at 2 p.m., at Liberty Congregational Church in Dewy Rose.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Liberty Congregational Church, 1845 Liberty Church Rd., Dewy Rose, GA 30634.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.