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Rev Oliver Martin Adams
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Birth: May 13, 1887
Hodgeman County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1970
Crete
Saline County
Nebraska, USA

Obituary for Rev. Oliver M. ADAMS

Services will be held Friday Dec. 11, 1970, at 1:30 in the United church of Christ, First Congregational Church; for Rev. Oliver M. Adams who died Dec. 7th Rev. Norman F. Brooks will officiate and burial is to be in Lincoln Memorial Park.
Oliver M. Adams was born May 13, 1887 in Jetmore, Kansas, the son of Robert and Martha Lyons Adams.
A graduate of Kansas Wesleyan in Salina, Kansas, he also attended Chicago Theological Seminary.
On Dec. 25, 1908 he was married to L. Blanche Vessey in Clayton, Kansas.
As a student minister he served in the United Brethren Church. Rev. Adams was ordained as a Congregational minister in 1922 during his first pastorate in Cortland, Nebraska. Other churches he ministered to were Central Park Congregational, Omaha; First Congregational, Omaha; First Congregational, Onawa, Iowa, First Congregational, Enterprise, Oregon; First Congregational, Pasco, Washington and First Congregational, Ogden, Utah.
Following his retirement he served as interim minister at Plymouth Congregational church, Crete; Northeast Community church, Lincoln Community church, Bennet and Congregational Church; Hallam.
Rev. Adams had made his home in Crete for the last 18 years. In 1938 he was a chaplain on a Holy Land Cruise and he had done extensive traveling in the United States.
Survivors include his wife, L. Blanche; sons, Dr. Carroll O., Mason City, Iowa, Wendell E., Eureka, Calif., Frank E., Solana Beach, Calif; daughters, Mrs. Robert (Rowena A.) Miller, Crete, Mrs. Harvey (Olive V.) Hodapp, Cortez, Colo., Mrs. Henry (Donna Ruth) Grosshans, Pullman, Wash; sister, Mrs. Olive Marshall, San Diego, Calif; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Chester Adams (1850 - 1919)
  Martha Lyon Adams (1848 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Lilly Blanche Vessey Adams (1887 - 1980)*
 
 Children:
  Rowena A Adams Miller (1914 - 2013)*
  Olive Vessey Adams Hodapp (1918 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Calvin Perciville Adams (1867 - 1953)*
  William Parker Adams (1872 - 1961)*
  Charles E. Adams (1874 - 1878)*
  Clarence LaVerne Adams (1877 - 1955)*
  Owen Jay Adams (1879 - 1939)*
  Robert C. Adams (1882 - 1954)*
  Olive May Adams Marshall (1887 - 1971)*
  Oliver Martin Adams (1887 - 1970)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lincoln Memorial Park
Lincoln
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 05, 2012
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