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James Henry Adams


James Henry Adams, 87, died 11:08 p.m. March 7, 2006, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital 
in Mt. Vernon. 

He was born Feb. 20, 1919, a son of Troy and Nell (Kirk) Adams. He married Jane (Bliss) Adams 
July 2, 1939; she preceded him in death Feb. 20, 2005.

Mr. Adams is survived by his children, Curtis L. Adams and wife Leatha of Virginia Beach, Va., 
Gary L. Adams and wife Chris of Kell, Richard L. Adams and wife Mildred of Mt. Vernon, 
Wilma Book and husband Lindell of Ina, Eddie W. Adams and wife Lana of Bonnie, Lloyd R. Adams 
and wife Sharon of Bonnie, Kenneth D. Adams and wife Anna of Bonnie, Juanita Winder and husband 
Richard of Carriere, Miss., and Paul D. Adams and wife Ruth Ann of Mt. Vernon; 25 grandchildren; 
six stepgrandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 10 stepgreat-grandchildren. He is also survived 
by two brothers, Harry D. Adams and wife Betty of Bonnie and John Wesley Adams and wife Louise 
of Bonnie, and a sister, Bernice Taylor of Faulkville, Ala.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Byron Wayne; and a sister, Dorothy Wayland.

Mr. Adams was a lifelong member of Bonnie Church of God.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Bonnie Church of God, with Jack Gatson 
officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Johnston Funeral Home in Ina and 
from noon to 1 p.m. at the church on Saturday.

For more information, you may contact Johnston Funeral Home at 437-5335.

Source: Mount Vernon Register News Date: Submitted by Janice Staples Relationship:

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