|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1922|
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 1988|
Robert Leon Adams. 66, of Wharton, died Friday, September 16, 1988 in Wharton following a brief illness. Mr. Adams was born on January 15, 1922 in Eagle Lake, the son of Frank R. and Mellie Wilkins Adams. Mr. Adams married Frances (Polly) Yewell on Saturday 9, 1942 in Conroe, Texas. He was a resident of Wichita Falls from 1950 until moving to Wharton in February this year. Mr. Adams was a former owner of Admyr, Inc., and a retiree of Gearhart Industries. He was a 1950 graduate of Rice University, a former member of the north Texas Geological Society and a veteran of WW II. Graveside services and burial were Sunday, September 18, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lakeside Cemetery in Eagle Lake with Dr. Donnie Melton officiating. Survivors include his wife, Frances of Wharton, and sisters Lena Podraza and Jewel Slatton, both of Houston. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. If desiring, memorials may be made to the Parkinson Foundation of Harris County, 5051 Westheimer, Suite 625, Houston, Texas 77056. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Wharton Funeral Home.
Eagle Lake Headlight, September 29, 1988
Frank R Adams (1883 - 1952)
Mellie Wilkins Adams (1884 - 1964)
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