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Anthony John Adams
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1941
Lake County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan., 2010, USA

Anthony John Adams was born September 6, 1941 in Gary, Indiana to the late Henry C. Sr. and Lurlee Brown Adams. He was affectionately called "John" by his family and "Uncle John" by his nieces and nephews, and known as 'Papa Adams" by the business community. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School, Class of 1959. He was also known and participated in the HY Talent Show and integrated the HY Talent group known as "Uknown". He served in the U.S. Navy from 1959 until 1962, receiving an honorable discharge. He received a degree from Terre Haute College. He was the owner "Papa Adams" Stop & Shop, founded by his late father, Henry C. Adams, Sr. He worked at Inland Steel, U.S. Steel, and was a counselor at Mercy Hospital, 1977-1985. He was an avid Chess Player. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry C. Sr. and Lurlee Adams; sister, Thelma Hardison; brothers, Rev. Lionel Adams and Henry C. Adams, Jr.; and godson, Booker Howard III. He leaves to cherish his memories wife, Wordie Eason Adams; daughters, Jetton (Edell) Adams Flagg, Tiffanie (Key) Johnson and Joi Eason all of Indianapolis, Indiana; sons, Ralph Crawford III and Melvin "Skidda" Hatten; grandchildren, Chirmere, Charmonique, Tia, Jaiquan Key Anthony, Key Johnson III, LaMonte' Johnson, Jaylin, Joy-Lysa, Chris John Anthony, Robert III, Joshua Kiara, Yasmeen, Devon and Haven; one great-granddaughter, Amya; sisters, Lonnie P. Carter and Acquenetta (Roy) Thomas of Gary, Indiana; brothers, Dr. LeRoy (Gloria) Adams of Suitland, MD and Velton (Dorothy) Hines of Atlanta, GA; sister-in-law, Curley Adams; godchild, Jonathan Williams; best friends, Lewis Thornton, Morris Lewis, Johnny Kinsey, John Williams and Willie Millard; and a host of nieces, nephews relatives and friends. Visitation and Funeral will be Monday, January 25, 2010. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM. The Funeral Service will begin at 2:00 PM.
Created by: Chinaa
Record added: Oct 23, 2010
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Anthony John Adams
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 Added: Oct. 23, 2010

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