Obituary: Nancy Wilson McAdams Walters

Ms. Walters, 72, of Flagler Beach, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.

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Nancy Wilson McAdams Walters of Flagler Beach, 72, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Advent Hospice in Orlando, Florida. 

Nancy was born in Bunnell, Florida, on Dec. 2, 1946. She is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Lorraine Wilson, and the love of her life, Tom Walters.

She is survived by two siblings, Arthur Jr., of Flagler Beach, and Peggy Bryant (Bill), of Palm Coast. She has two daughters, Elisabeth Gadd (Jim), of Oviedo, and Lori (Jim), of Orlando, and a stepson, Philip Murray (Susan), of Orange Park. She has four grandchildren, Tyler (Vanessa), of Clemson, South Carolina, Kyle Newberry, of Liberty, South Carolina, and Madison and Cooper Cadorette, of Orlando, Florida; as well as three great-grandchildren, Rachel, Ashley and Jacob, of Clemson, South Carolina.

Nancy was a phlebotomist in her early career and left that to be an indoor plant nursery owner of Beard Road Nursery in Winter Garden. She moved to South Carolina later in life and supported her husband in his industrial engineering business.

Nancy loved her work and was successful in her business. In her spare time, she loved to sew and cook. She often repaired gently used clothing for those in need to enjoy. In addition, she was a loyal volunteer teacher in the GA program at Beulah Baptist Church in Winter Garden. 

She returned to her family homestead in Flagler Beach in 2014 and lived there until shortly before her passing. 

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at 4552 Old Carriage Trail in Oviedo. Memorials may be made to the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home, 51 Children’s Home, Enterprise, FL 32725.


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