Margaret C. Adams, 85, a former analyst in the State Department's human resources office, died of a heart ailment Oct. 5 at
Woodbine Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Alexandria. She lived in Alexandria.
Ms. Adams was born in Beckley, W.Va., and moved to Washington in her youth. She attended Central High School in
Washington and graduated from George Washington High School in Alexandria.
She worked with the State Department for 34 years until retiring in 1977.
Survivors include a daughter from an early relationship, Marylin Adams of Alexandria.