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Joe Peyton Adams
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1926
Death: May 8, 2008

Joe Peyton Adams, age 82, of Magnolia, Arkansas died Thursday, May 8, 2008 at Magnolia Hospital. Born February 25, 1926 in Nebo, Louisiana in LaSalle Parish to James and Lea Adams, he was preceded in death by his parents and his son Gary Wayne Adams in 1990. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Homer Adams, his sisters Annie Mae White and Augustine White and parents-in-law, Jim and Ella Wyatt.
He leaves a host of treasured friends.
After returning from World War II service in the Army Air Corp, Joe began his career in the glass business in Shreveport, Louisiana then Monroe, Louisiana working for PPG. In 1966, he purchased Magnolia Glass & Mirror and moved his family to Magnolia, Arkansas.
In addition to his great love for his family and people, he loved cooking and the outdoors. Joe cooked for the masses in the community such as Magnolia High School athletic department, Southern Arkansas University athletic department and other groups in the community. He often prepared breakfast which included fried squirrel, biscuits and gravy for a host of friends. Joe leaves a legacy of his grilling and marinating recipes, as well as his biscuit recipe. Joe was a people-loving, generous husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 10 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Lewis Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Sunday, May 11 at 3:00 p.m. at Central Baptist Church with nephew Bro. Steve Proctor and Bro. David Wood officiating. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the charity of the donor's choice. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Franklin Adams (1901 - 1984)
  Emily Lea Coon Adams (1905 - 1996)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ernestine Adams (1931 - 2010)
 
 Siblings:
  James Homer Adams (1923 - 1995)*
  Joe Peyton Adams (1926 - 2008)
  Rita Adams Smith (1928 - 2014)*
  Anna May Adams Campbell (1931 - 2004)*
  Cordia Augustine Adams White (1936 - 2006)*
  Lula Lea Adams (1940 - 1942)*
  Lewis Don Adams (1944 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia Memorial Park Cemetery
Magnolia
Columbia County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Angela Cozart McKnight
Record added: Jun 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91760484
Joe Peyton Adams
Added by: Angela Cozart McKnight
 
Joe Peyton Adams
Added by: Angela Cozart McKnight
 
Joe Peyton Adams
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WWII Veteran....many thanks.
- Mairbair57
 Added: Mar. 7, 2014
 
 
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