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Marian Marie Thompson Adams

July 26, 1939 ~ December 7, 2021 (age 82)

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Sister Marian Marie Thompson Adams, 82 of Washington Circle, Aiken, South Carolina was born in the Kitchings Mills Community of Salley, South Carolina to the late Purvis “Bush” Thompson and the late Viola Williams “Babe” Thompson.  She was the 2nd oldest child of ten.  God called Sister Marian Marie to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 7th 2021 around 1:30 p.m. 


At an early age, she joined the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Salley, South Carolina and she was a faithful member until her health began to decline.  She found great joy and respect in her church responsibilities and enjoyed working in the position as a member of the Women Home Mission Ministry and later became the president. She planned many visits to the nursing home for church services, and served on the Senior Choir for many years singing and praising God through songs. She was also a member of the Orion Chapter #135 of the Eastern Stars where she served as Worth Matron from 2006 to 2009. 

Sister Marie received her education at Aiken County Public School, and graduated from A. L. Corbett High School in Wagener, South Carolina. She continued her education at Area Trade School in 1959 (Denmark Tech) and received her degree in Cosmetology.  She was the owner of the Marie’s Beauty Salon of Wagener, SC, position that she worked in for many years and loved every moment of it.  She also worked at SmithKline Beecham in Aiken, SC and retired after 15 years of service. 


She was united in Holy Matrimony to Trustee James George Adams in 1961 who preceded her in death in December 1984. 


Marie was preceded in death by five siblings: three brothers, John A. Thompson, Sonny Thompson and Horace Thompson and two sisters, Janet Lewis and Murlean Thompson.  Now, the family chain has been broken once again. 


She leaves to cherish her fond and loving memories, her loving daughter Shirley Marie (Willie) Glover and dearest son Tyrone Fitzgerald Adams.  Grandchildren Wilshanta Nicole Glover, Donta’ Shir-James Glover and Tia Diamond Adams; Great-grands – Jacob Breon Glover and Auburn Naomi Glover. 


Sisters Pansy T. Brown and Lassie Tobin; brothers Alphonso (Shirley) Thompson, Julius (Wilhelmina) Thompson, I and sisters-in-laws Margaret Thompson and Rosie Thompson, and host of nieces, nephews, and many loving friends.

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 Service Program


24 Hour Viewing
December 12, 2021

3:00 PM
J.H. Robinson Funeral Home of Wagener
190 Railroad Avenue W.
Wagener, SC 29164

Graveside Service
December 13, 2021

12:00 PM
Zion Hill Baptist Church
5415 Wagener rd
Salley, SC 29137

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