Andrea “Andi” Dixon McAdams

July 21, 1944 - October 12, 2010
Andrea “Andi” Dixon McAdams

Andrea “Andi” Dixon McAdams age 66, of Winnabow died Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Andi was born in Portsmouth, VA on July 21, 1944 the daughter of the late Julius Franklin and Mary Louise Barnes Whichard. She went to work for the Grady-White Boat Corporation in Greenville, NC in 1977 and in 1981 moved to Wilmington and became an Administrative Assistant for Crocker’s Marine for 29 years until her sudden illness.

Surviving are her loving husband of 37 years James E. “Mac” McAdams , sons Chad Everett McAdams of the home, Julius James McAdams and wife Angie of Winnabow, brother Frankie Whichard of Hugo, NC, sisters Lou Kean and husband Floyd of Ayden, NC , Hill Stancil and husband Wayne of Farmville NC, Agnes Moore and husband C.J of Rocky Mount, NC and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will gather at Ashley High School in the Minnie Evans Auditorium, 555 Halyburton Memorial Parkway on Saturday, October 16, 2010 beginning at 5:30 P.M to celebrate a life well lived.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 or the Cape Fear Community College “Radiology Program” 411 N. Front Street Wilmington, NC 28401.

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  • October 14, 2010
    Cecilia McBryde says:
    To McAdams Family, My prayers are with you all at this time. I will continue to pray for you in days and months to come. God Bless You All, Agnes's Friend Cecilia McBryde

  • October 14, 2010
    Ron & Sue Stott says:
    We have such sweet memories of Andi for years through Kay and Emma Sue Crocker/Crocker's Marine. We pray for peace and comfort through this difficult time for each of you. Love, Stott Family

  • October 14, 2010
    Donnie Wilson says:
    Hill, Lou, Agnes: Sorry for your loss. Prayers

  • October 14, 2010
    Sharon Verdu says:
    Although I did not know Mrs. McAdams, Agnes (her sister) is a close professional colleague. My deepest sympathy to the entire family. Let your memories help to heal the sadness and grief that you are feeling.

  • October 14, 2010
    Mary ELizabeth Ingle says:
    To Agnes & family! May God continue to comfort each of you during this difficult time. Heaven is much sweeter now! Much love & prayers-Elizabeth Ingle Erwin High School NA program.