Mrs. Patricia Bryson Leppard Adams, age 67, entered into rest on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. A Celebration of Life service will be 11:00 AM Friday, May 26, 2023 at Hopewell Baptist Church by Rep. Pastor Richie Yow, Dr. Edward “Mac” Leppard, and Linda Harper. The family will greet friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall. A family graveside service will be held at the Chesterfield Cemetery on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 10:00 AM.
Mrs. Adams was born October 24, 1955 in Charlotte, NC a daughter of the late Senator Edward McIver and Virginia Emory Leppard. With her sharp wit, personable demeanor, and contagious smile, Mrs. Adams could make friends with anyone. Pat enjoyed gardening and working with flowers. She also had a talent for cooking and canning which she used to ensure that her loved ones were well fed. Mrs. Adams was a historian and lover of Chesterfield and its residents. Pat was also a pet person who raised many goats, dogs, and cats. Mrs. Adams liked beach music and she would dance whenever an opportunity presented its self. Above all else, Pat will be remembered for her great love and dedication to being a wife to Larry, and a full-time mother and caregiver to her special-needs daughter, Julie.
Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Larry J. Adams of the home; daughter, Julie Allene Adams of Chesterfield, SC; siblings, Virginia Leppard (Dick) Watson of Colorado Springs, CO, Dr. Edward McIver “Mac” (Connie) Leppard of Columbia, SC, Sarah Jane Leppard (Roger) Henderson of Chesterfield, SC; sisters-in-law, Betty Adams Jordan of Chesterfield, SC, Faye Adams Funderburk of Chesterfield, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Janice White and Linda Harper for being the loving caregivers of Mrs. Adams’ daughter, Julie.
Memorials may be made in Mrs. Adams memory to the Shriners hospital at donate.lovetotherescue.org.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Adams family.