1938 – 2023
Marilyn Adams Hinson, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend passed away on January 15, 2023 at home. Marilyn loved and was loved by many. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska to the late Earl and Mabel Adams. Her family moved to Cincinnati where she attended elementary school and made several lifelong friends. They moved to Charlotte in 1954 where she met her future husband in Latin class.
Marilyn and Reid married in 1960 and celebrated 62 years of marriage. She leaves behind her husband, two daughters, three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, one sister, a niece, and a nephew.
Marilyn’s career was in Public Health Nursing. She graduated from the Presbyterian School of Nursing and East Carolina University. She retired in 2000 as the Nursing Director of Halifax County Health Department.
Marilyn was active in the Colington Harbour Yacht & Racquet Club, taught water aerobics, and was also a lifeguard at the YMCA in Nags Head. She loved tennis, bowling, and playing the piano and organ. She was a record holder and won medals in several events in the N.C. Senior Games. She was a member of the Outer Banks Presbyterian Church.
Services are pending at this time and will be announced when finalized. Please share condolences with the family at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.