Adams, Eugene Charles

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  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

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