Mr. Russell Finley Adams, Jr., age 43, of Winston Salem, formerly of Wilkes County died Monday, April 1, 2013 at Forsyth Medical Center. Mr. Adams was born December 13, 1969 in Wilkes County to Russell Finley Adams, Sr. and Sandra Wasson Adams. He was a US Navy Veteran. Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his father.
Surviving are his wife, Saundra Saner Adams of the home; his mother, Sandra Wasson Adams of Wilkesboro; two sisters, Stephanie Cockeran of Greensboro, Andrea Hemphill of Vancouver, Washington; and maternal grandmother, Emma Mays of Taylorsville.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 o’clock Saturday, April 6, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Main Street, North Wilkesboro with Rev. John A. Speaks, Rev. T.E. Martin, Pastor Brent Bailey, Rev. James Ferguson and Rev. John Rowe officiating. Burial with military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard Post 1142 will follow in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 6:00 until 7:30 o’clock Friday night. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Lisa Bottomly, 4A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com