|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1918|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 1998|
John T. Adlard Sr., 80, Apache Junction, AZ, formerly of Independence and Odessa, died Oct. 19, 1998, at Valley Lutheran Hospital, Mesa, AZ. Mr. Adlard was born in Nottinghamshire, England. He and his wife, Leah Ann, started the first "Mugs Up Drive-in" on 23rd Street in Independence, and ran the drive-in for more than 20 years. He retired from Standard Oil Co.
He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol during World War II.
He was a member of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say Honor Camping Program with the Boy Scouts of America. He was also an accomplished ham radio operator.
He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. In addition to serving in numerous positions in the church throughout his life, he served three full time missions for the church, one in London, England, and two in Chile.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Leah Ann Greenwood Adlard.
His survivors include three children, Dr. John T. Adlard III, Odessa; Nancy Hansen, Gilbert, AZ; and Selma Smith, West Valley City, UT; 14 grandchildren; 27 grandchildren; and three siblings, George Adlard, Dorothy Lindsey and Betty Perry.
Services are Monday at the LDS Chapel, Crestview and Conner, Odessa. Burial in the Odessa Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Royer Funeral Home, Odessa.
THE INDEPENDENCE (MO) EXAMINER, 24/Oct/1998
Leah Ann Greenwood Adlard (1917 - 1997)*
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