Sue Bobbitt Sumerford Adams, 88, formerly of Seven Lakes, NC passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Carriage House Senior Living Community in Greensboro, NC.   

Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at West End United Methodist Church, 4015 NC-73, West End, NC 27376 with Rev. Jane Leechford officiating.  The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall prior to the service starting at 12:30PM. Burial will follow at Pinebluff Cemetery. 

Mrs. Adams taught school for 30 years in several NC towns.  She taught at Aberdeen Middle School form 1973-1990.

A native of Moore County, Mrs. Adams was the daughter of the late Adolphus Bobbitt and Nellie Castevens Bobbitt. 

Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her first husband Howard Sumerford, and second husband Joseph Adams, brothers Walter, David and Talmadge Bobbitt, sister Margaret Tarlton, and step-son Joby Adams.

Surviving are her sons Steve Sumerford of Greensboro, Don Sumerford of High Point, NC, Mark Sumerford and Douglas Sumerford both of Greensboro, NC; daughter Fran Sumerford Harris of Monrovia, MD; step-son Spencer Adams of Seven Lakes; sisters Katherine Collins of Albemarle, NC and Carol Wright of Aberdeen, NC and many beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to West End United Methodist Church, PO Box 276, West End, NC 27376 or Pinebluff United Methodist Church, PO Box 365, Pinebluff, NC 28373, Greensboro Urban Ministries, 305 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27406 or a charity of your choice.

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes.  

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