Dorothy Marie Adams

January 26, 1959 – July 10, 2020

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Dorothy Marie Adams, daughter of Rev. General and Gustave Adams, departed this life on July 10, 2020.  She was born to Abe and Ethel Currington on January 26, 1959, and reared in the countryside of Lowndes County. Reared in Christian homes, she became an active and devoted follower of Christ. She was actively involved in Christian activities under Rev. Hugh Shambry at the Baptist Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

She will be remembered as a kind-hearted, friendly, and scholarly young lady, completing her education at the schools in New Hope, Mississippi University for Women, and the Golden Triangle Business School. She worked only a few years before her health failed.

Our sincere thanks and appreciation to the institutions and their staff who cared for Dorothy for many years which included Briarcrest Extended Care of Ashland, MS, Baptist Memorial Hospital of New Albany, and Memphis, TN.

She is proceeded in death by two sets of parents: Rev. General and Gustave Adams, and Abe and Ethel Currington General; four brothers, James H. Adams, Eddie Ray, Abe Lee, Jr., and James Howard Currington.

Survivors include her devoted and loving sister-in-law, Ms. Nellie Adams, three sisters: Janie Vaughn, Belvion Weir (Donald), Christine Currington (Barry), three brothers, John E. Currington, David Currington (Minnie), Terry Currington (Virgin),  special care consultants Memory and Freddie Wright and a host of relatives and friends.

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Lee Memorial Park

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    Verona, MS – Mississippi 38879

1 thought on “Dorothy Marie Adams”

  1. Dear Adams Family, you have my deepest sympathy. The loss of a loved one can bring great pain and sorrow. But you can gain comfort from Gods word the Bible. Acts 24:15 says “There’s going to be a resurrection “, This is a promise from our loving God. In the near future you can see your loved one again. What a wonderful time that will be.


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