Lelia Viola AMMONS[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Female 1922 - 2015


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  • Name  Lelia Viola AMMONS 
    Born  22 Apr 1922  Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Gender  Female 
    Died  23 Jan 2015 
    Buried  25 Jan 2015  Macon County, North Carolina - Ellijay Baptist Church Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID  I5995  Schultheis
    Last Modified  7 Feb 2015 

    Father  James Bartlett AMMONS,   b. 11 Jun 1889, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1972, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Laura Cansadie GREGORY,   b. 5 Oct 1892, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1976, Skagit County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Jan 1911  Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2810  Group Sheet

    Family  John Parker ADAMS, Sr.,   b. 2 Nov 1880, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1962, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt Sep 1940  Oconee County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 12
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID  F3051  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    AMMONS, Lelia Viola - Portrait
    AMMONS, Lelia Viola - Portrait

  • Notes 


    • INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
      Obituary published in The Franklin Press, Macon County, North Carolina dated January 28, 2015:
      Lelia Viola Ammons Adams
      Lelia Viola Ammons Adams, age 92, of Franklin, NC, passed away January 23, 2015.
      She was born in Macon County, the daughter of the late James and Laura Gregory Ammons. She was married to the late John Parker Adams. She was a member of Ellijay Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and had worked at Van Raalte and Franklin Undergarment. She then worked in the Christmas Tree Business until her retirement. She liked working outside, gardening, watching birds, and thoroughly enjoyed going to Church.
      She is survived by a daughter, Wanda Adams Henry and her husband Riley of Franklin, NC; a son, John Parker Adams, Jr. of Franklin, NC; two sisters, Myrtle Frisbee of Sedro Wooley, WA and Cora Holland of Franklin, NC; a brother, Fred Ammons of Marietta, SC; two grandchildren, Rita Henry and Tina Adams, and one great-grandchild, Cassie Henry.
      In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Minne Hollifield, Rhoda Price, Mamie Stiles, Bertha Robinson and Clydia Ammons; three brothers, Harrison Ammons, Parker Ammons and James Henry Ammons; granddaughter, Rachel Henry and daughter-in-law, Glenda Adams.
      Funeral service was held Sunday, January 25, at 3:00 pm at Ellijay Missionary Baptist Church, with Rev. Bud Haire and Rev. Neal Moore officiating. Burial was in the Church Cemetery. 
      Pallbearers were Dale Young, Carl Mincey, Moreland Bowman, Jack Henry, Gerald Woods, Randy Rogers, and Wesley Peek.
      The family received friends from 2:00 till 3:00 pm, one hour prior to the service at the Church.
      Memorials may be made to Ellijay Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Wanda Bollick, 80 Woodrows Lane, Franklin, NC 28734.

      Bryant-Grant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.


      Read more: The Franklin Press - Lelia Viola Ammons Adams 

  • Sources 
    1. [S377] Macon County Heritage - North Carolina, Volume I, Family History # 4.

    2. [S199] Moore Family of Ellijay, North Carolina, Page 17.

    3. [S384] Macon County Heritage - North Carolina, Volume II, Family History # 178.

    4. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of John Parker Adams dated 20 Dec 1962.

    5. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of Rachel Diane Henry dated 23 Aug 1973.

    6. [S190] Carroll Moore, Personal records.

    7. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of Lillie Adams Young dated 8 Apr 2005.

    8. [S190] Carroll Moore, Personal records.
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    9. [S514] Ancestry.com. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000 [database online].
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    10. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of Lelia Viola Ammons dated January 28, 2015.
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    11. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of Lelia Viola Ammons dated January 28, 2015.
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    12. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of John Parker Adams dated 20 Dec 1962.
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      Franklin Press, Obituary of John Parker Adams dated 20 Dec 1962, date.