Carolyn Kay Adams, 74, a resident of Elkins, passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 19, 2013, in Hospice Care Regional Inpatient Center.
She was born Aug. 2, 1939, at Rainelle, a daughter of the late Lacy and Elizabeth Landrum Slaven.
On Aug. 29, 1984, at Oakland, Md., she was married to H. Butch Adams, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Terrie E. McClung and Tammy S. Corcoran and husband, John, all of Elkins and Kay McClung of Mabie; one stepson, Chris Adams of Fairview; and three sisters-in-law, Joyce Slaven of Columbus, Ohio, Rita Slavin of Syracuse, Ohio, and Marica Slaven of Grafton. Five grandchildren, Tony McClung, Devin Knicely and Brandon Knicely, Chase Corcoran and Megan Adams Satow; and three great-grandchildren, Conor Knicely, Ryddar and Cyllie Satow also survive.
Also preceding her in death were six brothers, John, Harry, Gene, Marvin, Maynard and Jackie Slaven; and one sister, Rebecca Slaven.
Carolyn was a graduate of Rainelle High School with the class of 1957 and was a retired coal miner from Kitt Energy Mines of Philippi. She also was a homemaker and a former member of the Junior Woman's Club of Rupert and the Democratic Committee.
Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Terry Lee McClung officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Gilman.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Care Corp., P.O. Box 760, Arthurdale, WV 26520 or the Randolph County Cancer Support Group, P.O. Box 2361, Elkins, WV 26241, in memory of Mrs. Adams. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Carolyn Kay Adams. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralome.com.