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Zelma Peek Adams
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1925, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 2005, USA

Zelma Peek Adams, 80, a resident of Pine Bluff passed away, Wednesday, November 30, 2005 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. She was born August 8, 1925, in Rison a daughter of the late Noah S. and Annie B. Peek.

She was reared and received her early education in the Rison and Woodlawn areas. She attended Woodlawn High School but transferred to Pine Bluff High School, where she graduated in 1943. After high school she attended Ouchita Baptist University in Arkadelphia. On August 9, 1945, in Pine Bluff, she married William Xelphin Adams. Mrs. Adams worked for Sears Department Store as the accounting supervisor until her retirement in 1976. Mrs. Adams was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Pine Bluff, serving faithfully in many capacities for over 50 years.

Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her parents and several siblings. Her survivors include her husband of 60 years, William Xelphin Adams; a daughter Linda Adams and husband Carlee of North Little Rock; a son Gary Adams and wife Alice of Little Rock; five grandchildren, Cindy Adams of Brighton, Colorado, Melissa Carozza and husband Mike of North Little Rock, Chris Adams and wife Amanda of Dacula, Georgia, Army Captian Brian Adams, 3rd Infantry Division, Iraq, and Jeremy Adams and his wife Sarah of Little Rock; and five precious great-grandchildren, who brought tremendous joy to her life, Mallorie Grace and Cassidy Elizabeth Carozza of North Little Rock, Parker Xelphin and William Todd Adams of Dacula, Georgia, and David Stewart Adams of Little Rock; a sister, Dorothy Burke of Fordyce and a brother, Noah Peek, Jr. of England.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 3, 2005, at 10:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Home with Dr. David Moore officiating, with interment following at Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5-7 P.M. at Robinson's. The family asks that memorials take the form of contributions to Tele-Bible Sunday School Class, c/o Immanuel Baptist Church, 501 North Shackleford Road, Little Rock, AR, 72211, or the donor's favorite charity. 
 
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  William Xelphin Adams (1922 - 2009)
 
Burial:
Roselawn Memorial Garden
Pine Bluff
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Crystal Truman
Record added: Sep 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58496418
Zelma <i>Peek</i> Adams
Added by: Crystal Truman
 
 
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