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Lydia Patricia Miller Adams Dies in Georgia

Lydia Patricia Miller Adams, wife of Alton Adams Jr., died at their home in Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 3, surrounded by family and close friends. She was 81 years old.
She was born in Welch, W.V., on Feb. 26, 1935. Her parents were Judge Leon Parker Miller and Elizabeth Foster Miller. Judge Miller was a former U.S. Attorney in the Virgin Islands in the 1950s and 1960s.
Adams had a long career in the Virgin Islands government, first as a teacher and subsequently as director of Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning Program, a post she held for 26 years, after which she was director of Ivanite Justice Services working for the Law Enforcement Planning Commission.
In the private sector, Adams was director of Community Relations for Mahogany Run Golf and Tennis Resort. She was an active member of the Gypsy Carnival Troupe and a supporter of the Ramblers Club, of which her husband was a member.
Services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Chapel in Mafolie.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Alton Adams Jr., and children: Alton L. Adams, Gwendolyn Adams Norton and Patrick Adams.

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