|Birth: ||Jan. 9, 1912|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 2004|
Norvell Perry Lewis Adams, 92, of Columbus, passed away Feb. 4.
She was born on Jan. 9, 1912 to James and Lizzie (Miller) Perry. She confessed faith in Christ at an early age under Elder Crockett, pastor of the Church of God in Columbus. She later worked in Corpus Christi and Tuskegee, Ala. before moving to San Antonio. In San Antonio she united with the West End Church of the Nazarene. She preached and pastored Morning Glory Nazarene Mission in San Antonio.
She worked for the San Antonio Independent School District Food Service Department from which she retired in 1974. Afterwards, she moved back to Columbus and joined the Columbus First Church of the Nazarene.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; seven siblings, Tommy, Rube, James Jr., Corine Perry, Veola Price, Ethel Thomas and Ora Murray; and nephews, Gary Connor, Louis and Lorinza Price.
She is survived by her sister, Luevene Connor; step-daughters, Lucille Lewis of Dayton, Ohio and Minnie Wilson of Philadelphia, Pa.; step-son, R.J. Adams of San Antonio; nieces, Verna Price-Phillips of Sacrament, Calif., Doris Joan Lowe of San Antonio, Catherine Petit of Austin, Hazel Edward of Houston, Zettie Herbert of San Bruno, Calif., Margie Titus of Midland; nephews, Eugene Thomas and Leon Thomas of Columbus, Louis James Thomas of Houston, Charles Ray Thomas of Denver, Colo., Oscar Price of Goldsboro, N.C., Frank Price of Chicago, Ill., James Price of Missouri City and Jimmy Hartwell of Santa Ana, Calif.; 19 great-nephews and nieces; 27 great-great nephews; 14 great-great nieces; three great-great-great nephews; god daughter, Pearl Goode of San Antonio; friend, Deborah Mitchell of Columbus; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted Feb. 11 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Columbus with Pastor Michael Thompson officiating. Interment followed at City Cemetery in Columbus.
Her nephews and cousins served as pallbearers.
The Colorado County Citizen, February 18, 2004
Note: Daughter of James and Lizzie (Miller) Perry, married O. B. Lewis, married ? Adams
Columbus City Cemetery
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Record added: Jun 25, 2012
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