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Howard Ray Adams
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Birth: May 6, 1910
Grayson County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1977
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA

Services for Howard Ray Adams, 66, of Tams, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Wiliams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel at Sophia with the Rev. Jim Lester, Rev. Cleve Young, and the Rev. Wesley Grose in charge. Burial will be in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

He was dead on arrival at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 1977 in a local hospital after a short illness.

Born May 6, 1910, in Grayson Co., Va., he was the son of Mrs. Gracie Adams Darnell of Troutdale, Va., and the late Alex Adams.

He was a member of the UMWA Local 6105 at Riffes Branch and a member and deacon in the Ury Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Georgia Helen Comer Adams; three sons, Howard J. of Winston-Salem, N.C., Emery Paul of San Jose, Calif., and James Edward of Big Island, Va.; one sister, Mrs. Marie Atwood of Troutdale; one half-sister, Mrs. Fannie Clark of Troutdale; two half-brothers, James Herbert Darnell and Ted Darnell, both of Marion, Va.; and 11 grandchildren.

Casket bearers will be Ben and Steve Hawkins, Buddy Rose, Buck Short, Jackie Hellmondollar, Jimmy Grose, Joe Sgro, Frank Brooks, Fred Testermen.

Published in the Beckley Post-Herald; Tues., Jan. 19, 1977.
Family links: 
  Georgia Helen Comer Adams (1915 - 1987)
  James Edward Adams (1940 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Rich Kreiss
Record added: Jul 15, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11358248
Howard Ray Adams
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