By: Taylor PardueStaff Writer
March 13, 2013
Mrs. Lizzie Adams Gambill, age 98 passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Mrs. Gambill was born November 22, 1914 in Surry County to Joseph S. and Bertie Faye McCann Adams.
Mrs. Gambill was a faithful member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church for eighty years.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Conrad L. Gambill; four brothers, Gratis Adams, Frank Adams, Edward Adams and Tommy Adams and two sisters, Pauline Sprinkle and Willie Eldridge.
Survivors include: her daughters, Jane Wishon and husband Edwin of N. Wilkesboro and Bonnie Melton and husband Doug of Elkin; brother, Herbert Adams of State Road; sisters, Louise Pinnix of Jonesville, Polly Freeman and husband Buck of State Road and Jean Nixon and husband Roger of Boonville and her grandson, John Wishon and wife Jackie of Hays.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Chad Whitley and Rev. John Wishon officiating. Burial will follow in church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, PO Box 38, State Road, NC 28676; Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane Suite 200, Mt. Airy, NC 27030 or Ebenezer’s Christian Home, PO Box 2777, N. Wilkesboro, NC 28659.
The family would like to thank the nurses of Mountain Valley Hospice; Kathy Martin, Betsy Brendle and Shelia Craddock for the loving care they gave Mrs. Gambill.
Online condolences may be made to www.elkinfuneralservice.com
Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service