Doris Jane (Dot) Adams, 82, of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2009. Dot was an avid bowler, having won the Virginia state Championship in the early 1960’s. She also enjoyed cooking and homemaking.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Jack Adams Sr., and also by a son, Richard (Rick) Adams. Survivors include a son, Jack Adams Jr.; daughter Bonnie Thacker; two special sons, Eric Adams (Sharon) and David Carey Jr.; grandchildren Tiphanie (James) Jack III (Charity), Jason, Bo, Heather (Michael) and Kelly; several great grandchildren; sisters Zana, Brenda, Diane, Phyllis and Barbara; special sister in law Elizabeth Crook; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service was conducted Friday, October 30, 2009, at Oakey’s Vinton Chapel with Mr. James A. Witt officiating.