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Sgt Derrell Dean Adams
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1921
Death: Nov. 24, 1996

WWII Veteran & Sgt in the 300th Combat Engineers,Patton's 3rd Army.
He was in 5 major Battle's & had 5 Battle Star's

Husband of Kathryn E;ouise Pollard Adams.
Son of Arthur Lee & Lillie Virginia Anderson Adams.

Corsicana Daily Sun

Derrell Dean Adams
Dec 7, 1921 - Nov 23, 1996

ADAMS, Derrell D. (D.D.)
Corsicana - Mr. Derrell D. (D.D.) Adams, 74, of Corsicana, Texas, died November 23, 1996 at Columbia Navarro Regional Hospital in Corsicana, Texas.

Services 10 am Tuesday, November 26, 1996, at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home, Dennis Smart officiating.

Burial at Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ronald Franks, Frank Newhouser, Charles Cuddy, Rick Pavelka, Buddy Eden and Rob Pavelka.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the 300th Combat Engineers.

He was born December 07, 1921, in Drain, Texas.

He was a World War II veteran and a Sgt. in the 300th Combat Engineers, Patton's 3 rd Army. He was in five major battles, including the Battle of the Bulge and the Normandy Invasion.

Mr. D.D. Adams owned and operated Adams Garage for 40 years.

Survivors include wife, Kathryn Adams of Corsicana, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Kathey and Richard Pavelka of Waco, Texas; sons Tom Adams of Corsicana, Texas, and Derrell Wayne Adams of Corsicana, Texas; sister, Faye Iker of Richardson, Texas; grandchildren, Angela Buro, Rick Pavelka, and Rob Pavelka; and great-grandchild, Jeffrey Buro.

Griffin - Roughton, Corsicana.
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  Arthur Lee Adams (1889 - 1960)
  Lillie Virginia Anderson Adams (1898 - 1978)
  Kathryn Eloise Pollard Adams (1922 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Navarro County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sharon Rhoades
Record added: Sep 11, 2007
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Served in U.S. Army in England, France, Belgium and Germany with Engineers World War II.
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