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Patsy Adams Turbeville: Tabor City

1933 – 2022

     Patsy Adams Turbeville of the Gapway Community, Tabor City, died Thursday, Dec. 1, in Lower Cape Fear Brunswick Hospice House in Bolivia. She was 89.

     Born Oct. 26, 1933 in Horry County, she was the daughter of the late Homer E. Adams and Retha Mae Rackley Adams and the widow of Jennis Turbeville.

     She is survived by two daughters, Karin Conner and her husband Gene of Southport and Marilyn Turbeville Dowless and her husband John W. “Buster” of Ocean Isle Beach; a brother, Jack Adams and wife Pat of Yorktown, Virginia; seven grandchildren, Tabitha Soles, Holly Buffkin, Christina Norris, Jenina Sellers, Chris Conner Mary Elizabeth Dowless Fairfax, John William Dowless II ; six great grandchildren, Eliza Grace Fairfax, Upton William Fairfax, Kalyn Buffkin, Seth Buffkin, Jackson Norris and Elizabeth Griffin; one great great grandchild, Carter Gray Buffkin; special additions to the family, Fiona Anderson, Rachel Prentice and Savannah Prentice; and special caregivers, daughter, Marilyn Turbeville Dowless, Priscilla Watts and Sandy Hemingway.

     In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Janet Nell Gwyn and Patricia Kay Phipps; a brother, Charles Waldon Adams; and two sisters, Jean A. Norris and Sylvia Ann Hannah.

     Funeral services were planned for 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in Gapway Baptist Church, burial following in Gapway Cemetery.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding services in the church.

     A guest register is available here.