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Rev Joseph Edward "Ed" Adams
Birth: Oct. 30, 1927
Johnston County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 2012
Smithfield
Johnston County
North Carolina, USA

Rev. Joseph Edward Adams, age 84, of 1200 Adams Road, Benson, NC, died January 20, 2012, at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield, NC, after a long battle with cancer.

Joseph Edward Adams was born in Johnston County on October 30, 1927 to the late John Quincy and Mancy Lee Adams. He was also preceded in death by two brothers: James Woodrow Adams (Memorial# 100680315)and William Pinkney Adams (Memorial# 100680315).

He served in the U. S. Air Force for three years, and after working for the federal government for a short period of time, he attended the New England School of Theology in preparation for a career as a minister in the Advent Christian Church.

During his early years as a pastor, he served Advent Christian Churches in Erwin, Garner, Potters Hill, and Spring Lake, all in North Carolina. He then served as pastor of the Bethlehem Advent Christian Church in Augusta, GA and in South Carolina at Hickory Grove Advent Christian Church and Savannah Advent Christian Church. After his "retirement" to his family home near Benson, NC, he continued to serve as the pastor of the Smithfield Advent Christian Church in Smithfield, NC, for several years. At the time of his death, he was a member of Stone's Creek Advent Christian Church, in Benson, NC.

He was married to Frances Ryals Adams and has three children: Connie Adams, of Four Oaks, NC, James Edward (Eddie) Adams, of Snow Hill, NC, and Brian Adams of Charleston, SC. He has a sister, Annie Surles, who lives in Dunn, NC, and a brother, John D. Adams who lives in Garner, NC. He has two grandchildren (Eddie Jr. and Lisa Jo Adams Padgett) and two beautiful great-grandchildren (Maddy Jo Adams and Olivia Grace Padgett).


Obituary ID: 71882
Name (Age): ADAMS, Joseph Edward, Rev. (84) (FO/Benson NR)
Obit. Pub. Date: 01/25/2012
Other Pub. Info.: Benson. Died 1/20/2012. Born 10/30/1927, Johnston Co., to the late John Quincy & Mancy Lee Adams. Husband of Frances Ryals Adams. USAF veteran. Banner Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Quincy Adams (1884 - 1942)
  Mancy Ellen Lee Allen (1904 - 1983)
 
 Siblings:
  James Woodrow Adams (1924 - 2008)*
  William Pinkney Adams (1926 - 2000)*
  Joseph Edward Adams (1927 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ON HEADSTONE:

ADAMS

FRANCES R.

JAN. 12, 1935

REV. J. EDWARD
OCT. 30, 1927
JAN. 20, 2012

MARRIED MAR. 6, 1953


ON MILITARY FOOTSTONE:

JOSEPH EDWARD ADAMS
SGT. US AIR FORCE
OCT 30 1927 JAN 20 2012
 
Burial:
Banner Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery
Benson
Johnston County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: GRAVE IS ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE CEMETERY, A FEW ROWS FROM THE ROAD AND A FEW GRAVES WEST OF THE CENTER PATH.
 
Maintained by: connie adams
Originally Created by: Duane Crabtree
Record added: Jan 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83790733
Rev Joseph Edward Ed Adams
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 Added: Nov. 14, 2012
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 Added: Aug. 23, 2012
 
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