Rita Adams

RALEIGH, N.C. — Rita May Adams, 80, of Raleigh, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.

She was born Oct. 6, 1933, in Princeton to Melvin and Juanita May.

She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church. She was also a member of many civic organizations and clubs.

Surviving is her husband of 52 years, Wayne Adams of Raleigh, N.C.; one son, Robert (Kim) Palmer of Raleigh, N.C.; one daughter, Sally Palmer of Murrells Inlet, S.C.; four grandchildren, Logan and Taylor Palmer, and Brooke and Justin Hobbs of Raleigh, N.C.; one sister, Carol (Rex) Bass of Enterprise, Ala.; one brother, Col. (retired) Robert C. (Susan) May of Accokeek, Md.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sons, Mark and Mike Adams.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Raleigh, N.C. The family will receive friends beginning at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service.

Memorials may be directed to the Concordian Seminary Student Aid program and sent to Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1500 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27608.