|Birth: ||Feb. 27, 1923|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 2001|
La Grande, Union County, Oregon
August 20, 2001
Formerly of Elgin
Forest Jay Houston Adams Sr., 78, of The Dalles and formerly of Elgin, died Aug. 12 at a care center. The funeral was held today at Life in Christ Center with Pastor J.W. Jepson officiating. Burial with veteran services was at Parklawn Cemetery.
Mr. Adams was born Feb. 27, 1923, to Forest Houston and Edie Duke Adams in Manchester, Tenn. The family moved to Texas and then to California.
He served in the Army during World War II and married Bonnie Gean Walsh on Sept. 1, 1947, in Yuma, Ariz. The couple lived in California and Nevada before moving to Elgin in 1971 and The Dalles in 1978. He worked as a general contractor.
He was a member of the church and the Eagles Lodge in The Dalles and enjoyed square dancing and playing bingo.
Survivors include his wife of The Dalles; their children, Michael Adams of Vancouver, Wash., and Judy Renoe of The Dalles; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Florence Jackson, Katheryn Frazier, Mary Hartford and Evelyn Turpin; and other relatives.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 1311 N.W. 21st Ave., Portland 97209.
Park Lawn Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 21, 2009
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U.S. Army; World War II|
Added: Sep. 21, 2009