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Gayla Virginia Kelley Adams, 72, of Williamsburg

Gayla Virginia Kelley Adams (Vincent Funeral Home)

Gayla Virginia Kelley Adams, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2024, surrounded by family. She was the youngest of 9 children, born to Calvin Layton and Mary Oma Kelley on July 29, 1951, in Williamsburg, Va.

She is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 45+ years, Charles Adams, Sr.; daughters, Rhiannon Boatwright (Thomas), Misty Russell, Tammy McKeoun (Teddy); sons, Cody Adams (Brittany), Charles Adams, Jr; grandchildren, Veda, Brody, Paige, Madison, Jacob, Leanna (Jason), Jordan (Mya), Tristan Sr. (Emily), T.J. (Lynn); great grandchildren, Everleigh, Tristan Jr, Allanah.

Gayla loved people and most people knew her as “Penny”. She found great joy in helping others. Penny loved to talk and never met a stranger. Penny was blessed to have family members help care for her at home. Her family was grateful for the caring staff from VCU Health-Hospice at Home by BAYADA. The family appreciates your prayers at this difficult time.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 9770 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, Va. from 2pm to 4 pm.

“To know even one life breathed easier because she lived is to know she truly succeeded while here.”

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