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Oscar William Adams
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1900
Brodhead
Rockcastle County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1983
Urbana
Champaign County
Illinois, USA

Oscar was the son of John P and Alice Adams.
Married:
1) Gladys E. Martin (until her death)
Children:
Oscar Way Adams
(10 Sept 1920-1990)
Juanita Jean Adams Gordon
(3 Aug 1926 - 17 June 2012)

2) Rose Ellen Wooters Cain
(? - 18 Dec 1994) 88 yrs

Mr. Adams was a pharmacist. He came to Urbana in 1919 and worked for the Will Sim Drug Store and later retired as the co-owner of the Smith Drug Co in Urbana.

Mr. Adams was a member of the Webber Street Church of Christ; The Urbana Sportsman's Club; The Half Century Club; The Lions Club; The United Commercial Travelers; the Modern Woodmen; The Musicians Union; The Illinois Pharmacists Association; The Urbana Masonic Lodge; The consistory; the True Kindred; The Knights Templar; The masonic Counsel and the Knights of Pythias. Mr. Adams played in a band at dances in Crystal Lake Park for many years.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Purmander Adams (1870 - 1939)
  Alice Lee Adams Adams Ford (1878 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys Ethel Martin Adams (1901 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Oscar Way Adams (1920 - 1990)*
  Juanita Jean Adams Gordon (1926 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Urbana
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Adana Thompson Adams
Originally Created by: RM2013
Record added: Feb 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84427682
Oscar William Adams
Added by: Adana Thompson Adams
 
Oscar William Adams
Added by: Adana Thompson Adams
 
Oscar William Adams
Added by: RM2013
 
 
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