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Lois Powers Adams
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1914
Shelby County
Texas, USA
Death: May 19, 1998
Shelby County
Texas, USA


Lois Powers was born December 14, 1914 in Shelby County, Texas to Erasmas H. Powers and Myrtie Powdrill. She died May 19, 1998 near Timpson, Shelby County, Texas.

Lois's grandparents were James Overall Powdrill 1860 - 1920 and Delilah Ann Allen.

Lois graduated from Center High School in 1931. She was 1 of 49 seniors to graduate.

On August 16, 1929 Lois Powers married Bevie Odell Pate in Shelby County, Texas. Bevie was the son of Dicy Modenia Peace and John Daniel Pate. To this union one son, Vernon Bevie Pate was born, June 23, 1930.

Lois and Bevie divorced March 16, 1931 in Shelby County, Texas. Later Bevie moved to Louisiana to be near his sister and her family.

Lois married #2 Willie "Bill" Adams and had one son, James W. Adams who was born May 30, 1932 and died July 10, 2002.

Lois died on Tuesday May 19, 1998 at age 83 in Timpson, Shelby County, Texas. Mangum Funeral Home conducted graveside services at 2:00 p.m., and burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas.

Please feel free to send additional information or corrections to me.

Information compiled by: Virginia Wilson Bailey.

Family links: 
  Erasmas Hern Powers (1882 - 1929)
  Myrtie Powdrill Powers (1885 - 1939)
  Willie M Adams (1904 - 1990)
  Bevie Odell Pate (1909 - 2007)
  Vernon Bevie Pate (1930 - 2012)*
  James Waynon Adams (1932 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Shelby County
Texas, USA
Created by: Virginia Wilson Bailey
Record added: Oct 08, 2011
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Lois <i>Powers</i> Adams
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Lois <i>Powers</i> Adams
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Lois <i>Powers</i> Adams
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- Virginia Wilson Bailey
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Pink roses for you Lois!
- Virginia Wilson Bailey
 Added: Oct. 8, 2011

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