Bertha Johnson Adams, 92, of Trenton, NC, died October 31, 2018 at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern. She was married for 72 years to William C. Adams, Sr., until his passing in 2017. Mrs. Adams was a high school teacher in Jones County for many years, and a longtime member of Trenton United Methodist Church. Throughout her life, she enjoyed her hobbies of traveling, reading and quilting. She is survived by her four children, William C. Adams, Jr. and wife, Eileen, of West Melbourne, FL, Robert M. Adams and wife, Angela, of Cove City, NC, James M. Adams and wife, Kim, of Youngsville, NC, and Elizabeth Adams Rowe and husband, Alex, of Camden, NC; sisters Caroline J. Pickett of Marshallville, OH, and Eleanor J. Cuthrell and husband Frank,of Danville, VA, sister-in-law Kathleen Eveland of Rocky Mount, NC, nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and beloved friends.
The family will receive friends at 2:30pm on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Trenton Missionary Baptist Church in Trenton, followed by a brief memorial service at 3:15pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Lenoir County SPCA, P.O. Box 1481, Kinston, NC 25803, or to the animal shelter of your choice.
Arrangements are entrusted to Sayland Funeral Home in Maysville,