With heartfelt sympathy, we announce the earthly transition of Mrs. Christine Adams Adair of Gadsden, who traded time for eternity on Sunday, April 24, 2022, at the age of 101. We ask that you keep her family and friends in prayer.
Christine Adams Adair was born on August 4, 1920, to the late thomas Adams and Odessa Kirby in Cherokee County, Alabama. She was educated in the Gadsden City School System.
She accepted Christ at an early age and united with the Galilee Baptist church and was a faithful lifetime member, under the leadership of Pastor Dr. G.E. Robinson, where she was one of the oldest members. During her tenure, she was a choir member for over twenty years. She also served as a faithful servant in other ministries in the church.
After an encounter with love, Christine was united in Holy matrimony to the late John Quinzy Adams Adair Sr., on December 24, 1938. Their union was blessed with six children.
Christine really enjoyed helping others, doing crossword puzzles, knitting, reading, shopping and eating out with family and friends. Despite her small stature, she had a heart that transcended heaven and touched many.
On Sunday, April 24, 2022, she departed this earthly life to her new residence in glory. She was preceded in death by her late husband, John Quinzy Adams Adair Sr.; two sons, John Adair Jr. and Leroy Adair; her parents, the late Thomas Adams and Odessa Kirby; sisters, Alice, Ailene, Katherine; grandchildren, Leroy Jr., Tayon Jackson and Adrian Deshawn Adair.
The life and legacy she leaves behind will be cherished by three loving daughters, Shirley Scott, Earnestine Adair, Norma Adair; one devoted son, Larry Adair; eight grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; three daughter-in-laws, Thelma Adair, BettyAdair, Shirley Adair; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.