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Lillian R. (Rice) Adams

January 21, 1923 ~ September 12, 2019 (age 96)

Lillian R. Adams, 96, went home to be with her Lord & Savior on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at home surrounded by her family.

Born on January 21, 1923, in Mt. Savage, she was the daughter of the late Albert Charles and Lucy Mae (Frankenberry) Rice.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, William Johnstone “Scotchy” Adams; brothers Albert “Nip” Rice of Corriganville and Clarence “Buck” Rice of White Lake, MI; sister Helen Smith of Frostburg; and son-in-law, Bernard Robison of Mt. Savage.

Lillian was a member of the Mt. Savage United Methodist Church. Her family was her world and her grandchildren were her life.  She loved to read and cook and she loved her tomatoes.  There was always a smile on her face.

Surviving are children, Judy Ann Robison, Mt. Savage, and William Johnstone “Billy” Adams, Jr, and wife Betty, Barboursville; grandchildren, Scott Mallery and wife Krystal, Todd Mallery, William A. Adams and wife Kelly and Daniel S. Adams and wife Nancy; great-grandchildren, Nicole Davies and husband Nic, Addison Dayton and husband Jonathon, Colby Mallery, Damian Adams and wife Trang, and Carson Adams; sister, Jessie Robinette, Wellersburg; also surviving are family members; Bernard Robison and wife Brenda, David W. Robison and wife Hope, R. Chad and Jason Robison.

In accordance with her wishes, Lillian was cremated.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave, Frostburg, MD, on Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 1-3 and 7-9 pm.

A memorial service will be held at Durst Funeral Home on Monday, September 23, 2019, at 11 am with Pastor Nicolas Davies officiating.  

Inurnment will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Mt. Savage.     

 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Lil’s honor can be made towards, Aging and Family Services, 875 S. Mineral Street, Keyser WV 26726.

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