William Adams, 16 Oct 1855 - 2 Jan 1938



DUP Obituary Scrapbook (1933-1939)


PAROWAN--Funeral services for William Adams, 82, retired banker and L. D. S. 
church leader of Iron county, were conducted Wednesday afternoon in Parowan 
East L. D. S. ward chapel. Burial was in Parowan city cemetery.

    Born in Parowan in 1855, he had lived all his life in the Iron county 
seat. He was a son of William and Mary Ann Leach Adams, pioneers of Parowan.

    In 1878 he married the late Mary Jane Richards in St. George L. D. S. 
temple. He married Mabel Mitchell Rose in the Manti temple 25 years later.

    Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mabel Adams; five sons, James L., Randall 
and Howard Adams, Parowan; Morgan Adams, California, and Emerson Adams, 
Spokane, Wash., and a daughter, Mrs. Mabel A. McDonald, Mesa, Ariz.; 11 
grandchildren and one great-grandchild; three stepdaughters, Zella R. 
Whitney, Pearl R. Hoyle and Vera R. McShane, all of Parowan, and a 
half-brother, Frank Adams of San Juan county.