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Muriel (Martin) Adams Rose

August 10, 1932 ~ December 31, 2021 (age 89)

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     Muriel Martin Adams Rose, 89 of the West Buffalo Community of Robbinsville, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 31, 2021, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.

     She was a native of Graham County and the daughter of the late Oliver and Vesta Hamilton Martin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the Father of her Children, Ralph Adams; Sons, Michael Adams, Danny Adams, Paul Adams; sisters, Cordie Trull, Jean Hyde, and Bernice Autrey.

     Muriel was a member of Cedar Cliff Baptist Church for 77 years; her faith and her family were her most valued possessions. She was a prayer warrior; her ability to call out to Christ in prayer sustained her through many difficult times in her life. She was a lady of great faith and was devoted to her church, her friends, and her family.

     Muriel was also a wonderful loving mother, grandmother, and steadfast friend. She was a master gardener, seamstress, songwriter, and a logger. She was also a caring, loving, funny, and honest person who touched the hearts of many. Muriel created a heritage and legacy that will live on in her family for generations to come.

     She is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Brenda Stewart (Lonnie), Barbie Adams (Joe) all of Robbinsville, NC, Lois Anderson of Maryville, TN, and Kim Waldroup (Kevin) of Myrtle Beach, SC; 11 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren.

      Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Cedar Cliff Baptist Church. The Reverends Daniel Stewart, Mickey Stewart, and Wayne McGuire will officiate. The family will receive friends from 12:00 till 2:00 pm Wednesday at the Church prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Carver Cemetery.

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January 5, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cedar Cliff Baptist Church

Funeral Service
January 5, 2022

2:00 PM
Cedar Cliff Baptist Church
1303 West Buffalo Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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