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James Richard Adams (#47822495)
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Bio Photo James Richard Adams began his preaching/drama/writing ministry while stationed with the United States Air Force in 1960 at Blytheville Air Force Base,Arkansas and has continued in the ministry for the passed 50 years.
He has held pastorates in Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama and Oklahoma and has served in evangelistic ministries in those states as well as in the overseas theaters of Japan, Taiwan and the Philippine Islands.
Born August 21, 1941 to a military family (retired Major and Mrs. Arey E. Adams) in Alexandria, Louisiana, Adams received much of his schooling while traveling many of the United States. He graduated in 1959 from Gallup High School in New Mexico and, while serving with the USAF, attended the University of the Philippines completing his English and history studies.
In 1969, he founded the Youth Afire Bible Ministry in Alexandria; then moved the ministry in later years to Gadsden, Alabama where he entered full time evangelism.
Known for eight years as "the street preacher", he ministered to young people during the drug culture years and maintained a lull time coffeehouse known as 'The Jesus Way'' in Attalla, Alabama. He held numerous revivals, street crusades and youth crusades during those years, and created a traveling gospel singing-preaching team under the theme of Youth Afire.
Active for several years in tent crusade ministry in central Alabama, he joined The Chapel Inc. in 1971 as associate chaplain for NASCAR (National Association of Stock Car Racing) with founder Bro. Bill Frazier of Gadsden. For three years, the pair ministered together at race tracks across the nation and Adams maintained his Youth Afire ministry through active youth ministers.
Adams was a newspaperman and worked as managing editor and editor of a number of southern newspapers during his career. He has published many articles both for the secular and the religious press. He also has authored nine books.
He is married to the former Nancy Patricia Grant and they have one daughter, Janah Renea, instructor at Gardner-Webb College in NC and working on her doctorate. He has four other living children, James LaMont, retired USAF; Llewellyn Denise, a nurse in Colorado; Richard Lavon, employed with a major food store chain in Alabama and Amber Dawn, a school teacher in Alabama. One son, Michael Arey, died in 1982
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Gone Home
Parker Family at Pine Grove
I am working on a book for Pine Grove Cemetery at Mora. I seen your pics of the Parkers can I get your permission to use them in the book?
Thank You
Added by Gone Home on Jan 22, 2017 3:59 AM
Wylie Blackwell
Name Change
Check your Daddy's memorial. Your sister,s name has been changed. I wish my exwife would have changed her last name, but no she wanted to keep the Blackwell name. She's something, she only moved eight miles away. She's a COUGAR.
Added by Wylie Blackwell on Oct 23, 2012 11:18 AM
Wylie Blackwell
I corrected your fathers memorial, this morning, as you asked.
Added by Wylie Blackwell on Oct 17, 2012 12:42 PM
Wylie Blackwell
Go to Richard R Adams Memorial. I have linked him to his parents, Wylie
Added by Wylie Blackwell on Jul 13, 2012 4:58 PM
Duffie and Kathy
Welcome to Find A Grave
If you hadn't already read the Frequently Asked Questions, you might want to.

This is just part of the transfer section. But I think if you ask for your cousin Lendal Adams Jr. his memorial will be transferred to you. D & K

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Added by Duffie and Kathy on Jun 10, 2012 7:57 AM
Duffie and Kathy
Lendal Roy Adams
My I ask how are you kin to Lendal? D & K
Added by Duffie and Kathy on Jun 04, 2012 5:45 AM
Steve Mullins
RE: OH MY....thank you soooooo
Happy to help. Upon returning home from your request, I received pics from my GGGG Grandfather's grave, so the Lord has blessed us both! I have e-mailed you the full resolution version of the pics as well.
Added by Steve Mullins on May 28, 2012 3:57 PM

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