February 10, 1923 - February 19, 2013
Mrs. Grace Hayes Adair, age 90, of Austell passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Wellstar Community Hospice/Tranquility in Austell. She was born to Otis Monroe Hayes and Martha Elizabeth Smith Hayes on February 10, 1923 in Aragon, Georgia. She was one of six children. Mrs. Adair was married to Johnnie Howell Adair and had two beautiful children, Janice and Thomas. Their family later grew to include five grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Her great-grandchildren were the greatest joy in her life. She had retired from Rich's Cobb Center Store where she worked for 25 years fitting children's shoes. She was a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church in Paulding County and in recent years had faithfully attended Ewing Road Baptist Church in Austell. She was an active member of the Generations Sunday School Class. Mrs. Adair is preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Martha Hayes; husband, Johnnie Howell "Hal" Adair; brothers, Edward, Carl, Harlet, Howell, and Lowell Hayes. She is survived by her son, Thomas J. Adair (Brenda) of Quitman, MS; daughter, Janice Adair Waldrop of Austell; grandchildren, Jeff Adair (Jamie) of Rockmart, Christopher Adair (Dee) of Clayton, NC, Julianne Adair Cross (Brian) of Rome, Elizabeth "Libby" Waldrop Palmer (Thomas) of Chattanooga, TN, Allison Waldrop Johnson (Willie) of Atlanta; sister, Mrs. Mildred Miller of Pell City, AL; sister in law, Violet Adair of Hiram; former daughter in law, Julianne Smith Adair Owens of Rockmart; great-grandchildren, Victoria, Cole, Ryder,a nd Noah Adair all of Rockmart, Patrick and Anna Grace Adair of Clayton, NC, Grant and Camille Cross of Rome, Sam and Grey Palmer of Chattanooga, TN, and Natalie and Jack Johnson of Atlanta; and a number of loving nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thursday, February 21, 2013 at White Columns Funeral Chapel in Mableton. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, February 22, 2013 in the funeral home's chapel with Reverend Jeff Daxon and Alan Roper officiating. Grandsons, grandsons in law, and nephews will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow at Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Paulding County.
Mrs. Grace Hayes Adair, age 90, of Austell passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Wellstar Community Hospice/Tranquility in Austell. She was born to Otis Monroe Hayes and Martha Elizabeth Smith Hayes on February 10, 1923 in Aragon, Georgia.... View Obituary & Service Information
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