She was born on Oct. 8, 1928, to the late Dr. and Mrs. Horace C. Ray.
She had been a resident of Cleveland for more than 60 years. She was an active member of the Cleveland Golf and Country Club ladies golf association, an avid bridge player and had a love for reading and watching sports. She also loved to travel with her husband. Above all else she was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother.
In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Dr. Jack Adams.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her two children: Mark R. Adams (Mary Ann) and Courtney A. Phillips (Max); grandchildren: Caroline Adams, Sarah Adams, Sloane Cogdill (James) and Taylor Phillips; and one special friend, Ric Tinsley; she also leaves behind several extended family members and good friends.
The family will receive friends Monday, July 8, 2013, from noon to 2 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Broad St. N.W., Cleveland, TN 37311, with a memorial service at 2 p.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials in Evelyn’s name to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church or the Cleveland Public Library.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Evelyn or your condolences with her family at her online guest book located at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Adams family with these arrangements.