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James Roland Adams
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1921
Obion County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 2000

Roland Adams, a preacher for almost 50 years, died of cancer April 9. He was 78. Adams was born in Obion County, Tenn., and married his wife, Elsie, in 1943. He preached his first sermon in Dorina, Mo., in 1951. For the next 43 years he preached in congregations in Tennessee, Michigan, Missouri, Kansas, Louisiana, North Carolina and Mississippi. He helped establish the church in Lumberton, N.C., and worked there for more than 25 years. Ill health forced his retirement in 1994, but he spent the next two years serving the church in Hickory Flat, Miss. Obion County, Tenn. --- Gospel Advocate, July, 2000, page 41.

Gospel preacher and debater listed in The Encyclopedia of Religious Debates by Tommy Thrasher. Debates:

_ (Baptist Church); Fagus, MO; August 1956
_ (?); Lumberton, NC; 1966; WAGR radio

Preachers of Today, Volume Two (Batsell Barrett Baxter & M. Norvel Young, eds.). Nashville, TN: The Gospel Advocate Company, 1959, pp. 2-3.

Preachers of Today, Volume Three (Batsell Barrett Baxter & M. Norvel Young, eds.). Nashville, TN: The Gospel Advocate Company, 1964, p. 2.

Preachers of Today, Volume Four (Batsell Barrett Baxter & M. Norvel Young, eds.). Nashville, TN: The Gospel Advocate Company, 1970, p. 1.

To view Thomas N. Thrasher, Sr.'s Web site of debaters, click here - The Encyclopedia of Religious Debates
 
 
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  Elsie Lorain Raymer Adams (1924 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Obion
Obion County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Tom Childers
Record added: Sep 27, 2009
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James Roland Adams
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