Ada Mae Adams

Ada Mae Adams

Gap Mills-Ada Mae “Asie” Adams, 68, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at The Peyton Hospice House in Fairlea, after suffering a long courageous battle with heart disease and diabetes.

She was born Jan. 3, 1947, at Pickaway, the oldest daughter of the late Trulyeon and Grace Bland Adams.

Asie was retired from B.F. Goodrich in Union where she worked 32 years as a de-icer kit builder.

Asie was a very special lady, friend to all who knew and worked with her. She always had a wonderful smile and a quick joke to make all who knew her smile and feel good. Asie will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known her and be touched by her life.

Although she never traveled, her friends and loved ones brought her items from all over the world, which she kept in her own personal museum. She was also an avid WVU and James Monroe Maverick fan. She loved and cared for her two Boston Terriers, Maymee and Maycee.

Asie would give her last penny to see that no one went hungry or go without. She has left a void that she and she alone could fill with her warm and loving heart.

Besides her parents, Asie was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Bob Pettry.

Survivors include: sisters, Connie Pettry of Beckley and Freda Hylton of Gap Mills; nieces and nephews, Kim Gilkeson of Fairlea, Bobby Pettry of Princeton, and Sherri Crookshanks of Lewisburg; great-nieces and nephews, Micah, Meshach, Melish, and Malaysia Gilkeson and Myia; great-great-nieces and nephews, Kailaini, Rylan, and Haiden. In addition to her immediate family, she is survived by a host of cousins, classmates, co-workers, and many friends.

Her service was held on Saturday, May 9 at the Salem Presbyterian Church at Organ Cave where Pastor Don Trent officiated. Burial was in Salem Cemetery.

Her family received friends Friday evening at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte.

The famlily would like to extend their appreciation for the loving care given them by Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Brier Nursing Home and Peyton Hospice House in Fairlea.

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