|Birth: ||Feb. 28, 1920|
|Death: ||Apr. 6, 2011|
Vestal Carnie Adams, 91, of Jerome, passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday, April 6, 2011, surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born Feb. 28, 1920, at Arcadia, Kan., to Worley Wilbur Adams and Vina Mae Huddleston, and was reared and educated there. Vestal served in the Army during World War II, receiving five bronze stars and a Purple Heart. He married Leah Irene Jones on Oct. 25, 1943, at Kansas City, Mo., and they moved to Jerome in 1947. Vestal milked cows and farmed, and also worked for Blamires Custom Farming until 1983.
He loved square dancing with the Buttons and Bows Square dancers, traveling and hunting.
He is survived by his son, Merle Dean (Eileen) Adams of Jerome; three daughters, Delores Kale (Jim) Brooks of Wendell, Betty (Don) Clemmons of Bliss and Karan Renae (Ricky) Walker of Cook, Wash.; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Vestal was preceded in death by his parents, Worley and Vina Adams; his wife, Irene; two brothers, Worlie Adams and Kenneth Lee Rice; one sister, Gilma Piltcher; and one great-granddaughter, Scout Kristine Caudill.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, at the Hove-Robertson Funeral Chapel in Jerome. Visitation will be conducted from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the Hove-Robertson Funeral Chapel in Jerome. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. in the Gem Memorial Gardens at Burley, Idaho, on the South Oakley Highway.
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Record added: Apr 08, 2011
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