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William Woodrow (Bill) Adams
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1914
Centerville
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 2006
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

William W. (Bill) Adams, age 92, of Joplin, passed away at 3 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at his home.

Born March 14, 1914, in Centerville, Iowa, he was the son of the late William and Ethel Ellis Adams and had lived in Joplin since 1960, moving from Chillicothe, Mo. From 1935 to 1938, he served in the Iowa National Guard. For several years he was assistant manager for J.C. Penney at Clinton, Iowa. He was district manager of the former Payway Feed Mills and later worked in sales for Joplin Janitor Supply and Hilts, Inc., retiring in March of 1985. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where he had served as chief elder. He was a former member of Joplin Elk's Lodge No. 501 and the Shirts and Skirts Square Dance Club.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Charlotte E. Adams in May of 1970; two brothers, Robert and Charles; two sisters, Julia and Dorothy, also preceded him in death. A daughter, Connie J. Hiskey, of St. Petersburg, Fla., preceded him on Jan. 30, 2005. 
 
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 Parents:
  William M. Adams (1881 - 1950)
  Ethel Lee Ellis Adams (1880 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Charlotte E. Adams (1919 - 1970)
 
 Siblings:
  Julia Elizabeth Adams Elfstrom (1905 - 1990)*
  Dorothy Maurine Adams Hart (1909 - 1980)*
  Robert George Adams (1911 - 1981)*
  William Woodrow (Bill) Adams (1914 - 2006)
  Charles Elias Adams (1916 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: E 1/2 of Sec 16, Blk 5, Lot 1
 
Created by: Bob Adams
Record added: Jan 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17291834
William Woodrow (Bill) Adams
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William Woodrow (Bill) Adams
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