Martha Elizabeth Gordon Adams, 73, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2012, at a local hospital.She was a graduate of Chattanooga High School Class of 1957 and Erlanger Nursing School. As a registered nurse, Martha had worked at Life Care Center and Parkwood Nursing Home in Chattanooga. Marthas quick wit and wonderful sense of humor will be missed by those who knew her.Martha was preceded in death by her parents, Addie Meroney Gordon and Amory Binns Gordon.Survivors include her much loved three sons, Gordon, William J. and Robert Adams, all of Chattanooga; and a sister, Nancy Gordon Griffith, Knoxville. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are requested to be sent to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga 37416, or to The Kidney Foundation, 1020 Dallas Road, Suite 401, Chattanooga 37405. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tributeThe family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Heritage Funeral Home on East Brainerd Road.