Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Adamses in:
 • Nora Cemetery
 • Nora
 • Nuckolls County
 • Nebraska
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
William Roy Adams
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Nov. 10, 1889
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1953
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA

Funeral and burial services are being held in Nora today (Thursday) for Roy Adams, who died suddenly at his home southeast of Nelson Tuesday morning. Among the survivors are his wife, a daughter and three sons.

The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, December 31, 1953

William Roy Adams, second son of Samuel and Hattie Adams, was born at Oak, Nebr., Nov. 10, 1889 and departed this life Dec. 29, 1953 at the age of 64 years, 1 month and 19 days. He grew to manhood in the Oak community where he lived until 1930 when he moved to a farm near Oak. He was a valued member of the community, a responsible citizen, trusted brother and and exemplary husband and father.

On Jan. 5, 1911 he was married to Margaret Elizabeth Ford. To this union 11 children were born, four of them preceding their father in death. He leaves to mourn his wife, Bessie; his sons, Rolland and Bryce at home; John and family of Superior, and Gerald statationed at Scott Air Field; his daughter, Edith Rausher and family of Nelson, Margaret Adams and Vivian Hanley of Boise, Idaho; his sisters, Mrs. Grace Shipley of Oak, Amy Adams of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Ruth Snyder of Eugene, Ore.; his brothers, Claude, Gail and Rolla of Lincoln, a number of nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral services were conducted by the Reverend Harold J. Coates of Nelson on Thursday, Dec. 31, at 2:30 p.m. at the Nora Methodist church (sic). Interment was made in the Nora cemetery (sic).

The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, January 7, 1954 
Family links: 
  Samuel C Adams (1860 - 1934)
  Hattie Dell Shroyer Adams (1864 - 1944)
  Margaret Elizabeth Ford Adams (1884 - 1974)*
  Rolland Bernard Adams (1915 - 1980)*
  James Bryce Adams (1918 - 1969)*
  Edith Mildred Adams Rausher (1919 - 2012)*
  Margaret Evelyn Adams Reed (1921 - 2013)*
  Vivian A. Adams Hanley (1922 - 1972)*
  Stella M Adams (1882 - 1902)*
  Nellie L Adams (1883 - 1902)*
  Grace Verna Adams Shipley (1884 - 1966)*
  William Roy Adams (1889 - 1953)
  Charles Claude Adams (1892 - 1970)*
  James Orville Adams (1895 - 1951)*
  Floyd Gail Adams (1899 - 1986)*
  Ruth Viola Adams Snyder (1904 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Nora Cemetery
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 1, Lot 16
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Jun 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27923992
William Roy Adams
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
William Roy Adams
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service