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James Elmer Adams
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1927
Lee County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 2011
Scott County
Virginia, USA

Parents: Patton and Inza (Bowen) Adams

James Elmer Adams

BORN: June 11, 1927
DIED: December 13, 2011
LOCATION: Duffield, Virginia

Adams, James Elmer, 84, of Cliff Mountain of Duffield, VA, passed away on Tuesday (Dec. 13, 2011) at Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport, TN.

He was born in Lee County, VA and lived in Duffield for most of his life. He was a coal miner and later worked for the Mulligan Lumber Co., with of 30 years of service. He was a Christian.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Patton and Inza (Bowen) Adams; seven sisters, Birdie Mallory, Alice McLean, Nanny Thompson, Willy Hyatt, Rachel Lawson and Agnes Fields; five brothers, Bill Monroe Adams, Ernest Adams, Floyd Adams, James Adams and an infant brother, Elmer Adams.

Surviving are two sisters, Opal Richards of Kingsport, TN and Bea Bradley of Knoxville, TN; and several nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Friday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap, VA.

The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Lonnie Townsend officiating.

Burial will follow in the Bowen Cemetery, Cliff Mountain community of Duffield, VA.

Pallbearers will be: Anthony Light, Chester Spears, Sammy Spears, Joe Parsons, Hank Orange and John Costlow.

Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Adams family.
Bowen Cemetery
Scott County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Wamplerg
Record added: Dec 15, 2011
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James Elmer Adams
Added by: Wamplerg
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