Adams, Eugene Charles
Date of Death: 4 May 1964
Source: Unknown newspaper, Obituary Files, Johnson County Museum of History, Genealogy Room
Eugene C Adams
March 3 1915
Departed this life
May 4, 1964
Carmony Funeral Home
Thursday @ 10:30 A.M.
May 7, 1964
Rev. Dr. Earl Shay
Final Resting Place
Hope Moravian Cemetery
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 instantly Monday of a skull fracture 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 Cemetery. 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 veteran of World War II and a member of the Morristown Masonic Lodge and the Flat Rock Order of Eastern Star. He operated a grocery in Freeport for several years and formerly worked here. He was a member of the Bethel Separate Baptist Church.
Born March 3, 1915, in Jennings County, Mr. Adams was the son of Charles O. and Maud (Allen) Adams. He married Beulah McClure on Sept. 7, 1941, and she survives with a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Swinford of R. R. 1, Flat Rock, and a step-son, George Darnell of R. R. 1, Hope.
Also surviving are three brothers, 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 Norristown, and Mrs. Maude Huesman of this city, and four grandchildren.
Submitted by Lois Johnson