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Alva Mae Murray Adams

January 9, 1922 - November 8, 2011
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Alva Mae Adams, 89, passed away on Tuesday evening, November 8, 2011. Born in Nash County, NC; she was one of ten children of William Albert Murray and Mary Autney Morgan Murray. Alva Mae retired from Kerr Drug as a Pharmacy Assistant and was also a private nanny. She is survived by her children: Pamelia Matthews and husband Dan, of Raleigh, Kirk Adams and wife Amy, of Raleigh and Kelly Adams and husband Michael Voors, of Winterville, NC; grandchildren, Joseph Matthews, Jr. and wife Christy, Byron Matthews and wife Martha, Julie Cowan, Jeni Lowrance and Ben Grant; great-grandchildren: Abigail, Elysia, Paul, Victoria, Kayleigh, Cameron,...
Alva Mae Adams, 89, passed away on Tuesday evening, November 8, 2011. Born in Nash County, NC; she was one of ten children of William Albert Murray and Mary Autney Morgan Murray. Alva Mae retired from Kerr Drug as a Pharmacy Assistant and was also a private nanny.

She is survived by her children: Pamelia Matthews and husband Dan, of Raleigh, Kirk Adams and wife Amy, of Raleigh and Kelly Adams and husband Michael Voors, of Winterville, NC; grandchildren, Joseph Matthews, Jr. and wife Christy, Byron Matthews and wife Martha, Julie Cowan, Jeni Lowrance and Ben Grant; great-grandchildren: Abigail, Elysia, Paul, Victoria, Kayleigh, Cameron, Karsyn and Mary Kathryn; and by numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Alva Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Malcolm Byron Adams; six brothers, two sisters and an infant sister; and by a grandson-in-law, Doug Cowan.

Visitation will be held on Saturday afternoon, November 12, 2011 from 2-3 PM at Mitchell Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 3 PM, with interment to follow at Raleigh Memorial Park.

"To all of Mae's family- Visiting Raleigh will never be the same again without seeing Mae. We enjoyed each other's company so much in the 6 years I lived..."

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