Lucy "Merle" Bradley Adameit, 89 of Otto passed away Wednesday May 4, 2022. She was born May 3, 1933 in Macon County, NC to the late Erwin Bradley and Sybil Moss Bradley. Merle was the oldest of 8 children. She worked in food service and worked at the Dillard House with Carrie Dillard who was the original owner, all of Merle's children worked at the Dillard House. She was a good cook and liked eating at the Cracker Barrell, playing cards and reading. Merle loved her family and her pets, Nikki, Buddy and Kitty Girl. She attended Asbury United Methodist Church.
Merle is survived by two daughters, Linda Brown (Tim) and Janice Tyler; two sons, Eddie McDowell and Tracy McDowell; siblings, Freda Justus (Horace) and Richard Bradley; three grandchildren, Brooke Kilby (Lance), Dalton McDowell and Matthew McDowell; three great grandchildren, Trey Tyler, Jaelin Kilby, and Maddie Kilby.
In addition to her parents Merle was preceded in death by her husband, Elden Adameit; her son, Charlie McDowell; her grandson, Brian Tyler; siblings, Lawrence Bradley, Geneva Potts, Gene Bradley, Judy Green and Noreen Gibson.
A funeral service will be held 3:00pm Sunday May 8, 2022 at the Bryant Grant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Hunnicutt officiating. Burial will follow at the Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:30pm-3:00pm Sunday May 8, 2022 at Bryant Grant Funeral Home.
The family ask that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery fund. PO Box 113, Otto, NC 28763.
The family are receiving friends at the home of Janice Tyler, 3 Down Home Lane, Clayton, GA 30525.
Bryant Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Adameit family.
Online condolences can be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com