BethAnn Dorsey Adams

Oct 1, 1970 - Apr 24, 2017

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Norfolk, Va. - BethAnn Dorsey Adams, 46, of Norfolk, VA, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, April 24, 2017, due to complications arising from a short battle with cancer. She was born on October 21, 1970, in Bangor, Maine, and attended Bangor schools, including Bangor High School, before moving on to earn a degree in Education from the University of Maine at Farmington, as well as a master's degree in literacy education from the University of Southern Maine. She was a beloved teacher and literacy expert.
BethAnn is survived by her adoring husband, Jeremiah V. Adams; and their two beautiful children, Anastasia, 11, and Nolan, 9, of Norfolk, VA. She is also survived by her parents, Dana and Sharon Dorsey of Bangor, ME; her sister, Amy Dorsey McNichols and her husband, Thomas, and their children, Erin, John and Owen, of Manchester, NH; her parents-in-law, Jack and Lynn Adams of Deford, MI; her brother-in-law, Benjamin Adams and his wife, Jennifer, and their children, Alexander and Nicholas, of Wayland, MI; as well as many other family members and countless friends.
Services will be held on Friday, April 28, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Norfolk, 820 Colonial Avenue, Norfolk, VA. For a full obituary, please refer to H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Inc. at www.hdoliver.com.
Published on  April 27, 2017
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