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Betty Williams Adair

Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 11:12 am

Betty Williams Adair, 81, of Mooresville, Tennessee, died Saturday, March 30, 2024, at her residence.

She was born July 31, 1942, in Marshall County, to the late Houston A. and Mabel Jett Williams. She retired after co-owning the Mooresville Store and working several years at Genesco and Cosmolab. She was also a member of the Baptist Church. She loved hummingbirds, fishing, and camping.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one great- grandchild, Paisley Cummings, three brothers, Billy Williams, Buddy Williams, and Doug Williams, and a sister, Peggy Williams.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Ralph Adair; daughter, Deborah Cummings of Shelbyville, who died later that day; one son, Tim Newcomb of Murfreesboro; one daughter, Melissa (Chris) Roberts of Mooresville; three sisters, Lucille Landrum of Mooresville, Evelyn Beard of Petersburg, and Linda Boyce of Wheel; one brother, Jerry Williams of Mooresville; five grandchildren, Dana Newcomb, Waymon Cummings, Will Cummings, Brianna Roberts and Braxton Roberts; and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family was held at London Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. and continued on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, until the funeral hour. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home, 324 West Church Street, Lewisburg, Tennessee 37091 and burial followed in Bryant Cemetery. London Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to assist the family with the arrangements.