|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1922|
|Death: ||Feb. 5, 2001|
Thomas W. Adams, 78, of 2815 Penn St., Fairmount City, Redbank Township, Clarion County, died at 3 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, in Beverly Healthcare, Clarion. Mr. Adams had lived in Clarion County for the past 44 years.
Born Sept. 9, 1922, in Oak Ridge, Armstrong County, he was a son of Samuel A. and Hattie Bish Adams.
Mr. Adams was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a retired miner, having worked in the coal mines all his life.
Mr. Adams was a lifelong member of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church, a member of the Walter W. Craig American Legion Post No. 354 in New Bethlehem and the Russell J. Hilliard VFW Post of New Bethlehem.
He was married July 10, 1943, to Eileen Hess, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Sandra McElravy of Dumfries, Va., and Marsha Himes and her husband, Victor M. Himes, of Hawthorn; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and one brother, Robert Adams of Oak Ridge.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Adams was preceded in death by six sisters, Alberta Evans, Mary Shick, Ruby Galbraith, Elsie Neiswonger, Bessie McGuire and Agnes Shaffer; and one brother, James Adams.
Services were held Wednesday in the Alcorn Funeral Home, Hawthorn, with the Rev. Paul O. Mitchell, pastor of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church, officiating.
Fern Eileen Adams (1925 - 2010)*
Mount Zion Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 11, 2010
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