Adams Family Stones and Obits
Charles Riley & Nancy Jo Houx Adams
Tuesday April 11, 1995
VAN ALSTYNE -- Services for Charles Riley Adams of Van
Alstyne, 61-year-old carpenter who died Friday in Presbyterian Hospital
in Dallas, were held Saturday in Flesher Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. John
Connar officiated, and burial was in Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mr. Adams was born in Anna, the son of Thomas Edgar Adams
and Nellie Combest Adams, and married Nancy Jo Houx on July 3, 1952, in
Dallas. He was a Baptist.
Surviving are his wife; sons, Paul Adams of Garland and
John P. Adams of Van Alstyne; sister, Shirley Beldon of Howe; brothers,
Tom Adams of Lawton, Okla., and Norman Adams of Allen; and three grandchildren.
Charles V. & Betty M. Adams
Sherman Public Library genealogy files
June 26, 1950
Van Alstyne - Mrs. Bettie Morgan Adams, 76, wife of C.V.
Adams of Van Alstyne, died at 11:17 p.m. Sunday at a McKinney hospital.
She was a native of Stanford, Ky., but had resided in
Van Alstyne for the past three years. She had been a member of the
Christian Church for more than 60 years.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Van Alstyne
First Christian Church Tuesday, by the Rev. Gilbert of McKinney, the Rev.
Hendricks of Anna, and the Rev. T.E. Holt of Van Alstyne. Burial
will be in Van Alstyne cemetery, directed by Fox-Manning Funeral Home.
Survivors include her husband; three sons, Morgan Adams
and C.V. Adams Jr, of Van Alstyne and T.E. Adams of Anna; three daughters,
Mrs. Bessie Beasley, Marion, Ill.; Mrs. Corinne Condron, Morgan Mills,
Tex., and Mrs. Callie Smith, Kansas City, Mo.; several grandchildren, nieces
Nellie M. & Thomas E. Adams
Van Alstyne Leader
April 25, 1974
Services for Thomas Edgar Adams, 68, who died Thursday
at a Sherman nursing home, were held Saturday at Flesher Funeral Home Chapel,
conducted by Rev. Jerry Scott, Baptist minister. Burial was at Van
Adams was a Texas native and was a member of the Rosemond
Baptist Church. He married Miss Nellie Combest in Westminster, Aug.
Surviving are wife; daughter, Mrs. Shirley Belden of
Howe; sons, Thomas E. Adams, Jr. of Lawton, Okla., Charles R. Adams of
Plano and Norman Adams of Allen; sisters, Mrs. Bessie L. Beasley of Huntington,
Conn., Mrs. Eva C. Millican of Grand Prairie and Mrs. Callie Smith of Kansas
City, Mo.; brothers, M.T.Adams of Van Alstyne and C.V. Adams, Jr of Kansas
City, Mo.; and nine grandchildren.
VAN ALSTYNE -- Services for Nellie Mae Adams of Van Alstyne,
74-year-old housewife who died Thursday in Meadow Brook Nursing Home, will
be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Flesher Funeral Home Chapel. Rev.
Scott Jordan of First Baptist Church will officiate and burial will be
in Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mrs. Adams was born in Texas, the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Riley J. Combest, and married T.E. Adams Aug. 5, 1925, in Westminster.
She was a member of Rosamond Baptist Church.
Surviving are her daughter, Shirley Belden of Howe; sons,
Thomas Adams of Lawton, Okla., Charles Adams of Plano and Norman Rudolph
Adams of Allen; sisters, Cora Lee Coffeey of McKinney and Alma O'Neal of
Richardson; brother, Dow Combest of Murphy; five grandchildren and three
Pallbearers will be J.D. Coffey, L.D. Coffey, John Wesley
O'Neal, Bob Adams, Charlie Adams and John Adams.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m.