Date of Death: 4 May 1964
Source: Unknown newspaper, Obituary Files, Johnson County Museum of History, Genealogy Room
Funeral Card Eugene C Adams Born March 3 1915 Jennings Co. Departed this life May 4, 1964 Services Carmony Funeral Home Thursday Ð 10:30 A,M. May 7, 1964 Clergyman Rev. Dr.Earl Shay Final Resting Place Hope Moravian Cemetery Obituary Eugene Adams Rites Thursday Burial at Hope For Accident Victim, 49 Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Carmony Funeral Home here for Eugene Charles Adams, 49, R. R. 1, Hope. He apparently died in- stantly Monday of a skull frac- ture and broken neck after a large post-hole digger mounted on a tractor fell and struck him on the head, pinning him against the tractor steering wheel. Dr. Earl Shay will conduct the services and burial will be in the Hope Moravian Ceme- tery. Friends will be received at the mortuary after noon Wednesday. Mr. Adams, a farmer and fence contractor, was building a fence on the Dewey Robertson farm on State Road 252 near the Smithland Road where the accident occurred. Mr. Adams was a Navy vet- eran of World War II and a member of the Morristown Ma- sonic Lodge and the Flat Rock Order of Eastern Star. He op- erated a grocery in Freeport for several years and formerly worked here. He was a mem- ber of the Bethel Separate Baptist Church. Born March 3, 1915, in Jen- nings County, Mr. Adams was the son of Charles O. and Maud (Allen) Adams. He mar- ried Beulah McClure on Sept. 7, 1941, and she survives with a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Swin- ford of R. R. 1, Flat Rock, and a step-son, George Darnell of R. R. 1, Hope. Also surviving are three bro- thers, Allen and Clifford Adams of St Paul and Earl Adams of R. R. 4; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Gaither of Waverly, Mrs. Bonnie VanGordon, of Norris- town, and Mrs. Maude Hues- man of this city, and four grandchildren.
Submitted by Lois Johnson