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
    Kim Zickefoose says:
    Agnes, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your sister. She is in God's hands now & He will look after her. I will keep you & your family in my prayers. Love, Kim Zickefoose

  • October 14, 2010
    Linda Branch Pitman (Mitchell High SChool) says:
    May God allow you to remember and love her memory. Respectively

  • October 14, 2010
    Faye Cress says:
    I did not know Andi except through her sister Agnes. I do know that the sisters were very close and alot alike. I also know that there is an abundance of love shared in the family and that Andi will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • October 14, 2010
    Angela B. McDuffie says:
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your sister. You are in my prayers.

  • October 14, 2010
    Radiography Class of 2012 says:
    Chad is a classmate of ours and we are wishing the family lots of prayers during this difficult time.