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Jerry Adams (#46936468)
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Bio Photo Historian, researcher, avid reader, writer, married for 47 years to beautiful lady; I am the father of a wonderful daughter, grandfather of two grandsons, one step grandson and one step grand daughter. I had a stroke in May 2014, & a new aortic heart valve inserted into my heart on 4 August 2015.

I attended Texas Tech University for 6 years (1965-71) and have a Bach. of Architecture professional degree from there (graduated May 1971). Paid my way thru college working construction as a union laborer, washing dishes & busing tables at Carnation restaurant in Lubbock,and carrying paver bricks for TTU ground maintenance department. Got my first job doing architectural drafting in fall of 1968 for Carroll Interiors in Lubbock (Oct. 1968-Dec. 1970)for $1.35 / hour. Drafted 10 Nov. 1971 & spent two years active duty in the U.S. Army, 1971-73 & 4 yrs reserves. Worked the rest of my professional life as an architectural draftsman (44 years) until I retired in May 2009.

Now I spend time reading, enjoying our family, and our two English Bull Terrier dogs.

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Sue Thompson Patterson
RE: Roberta Reed headstone photo
So very glad to help researcher when and where I can. I know how much I appreciate other's help when I need it. Thank you for your kind words. They touch my heart. Best Wishes.
Added by Sue Thompson Patterson on May 04, 2017 9:02 PM
Wondering if you are related to Mollie Adams?
Hello Jerry, just wondering if we are distant cousins. Mollie Adams was my grandfather's sister. He never said anything about his family other than his twin brother Elmer. I guess I understand why now. My grandfather Ellis ran away from his mother and sisters (Mary, Mollie & Rosa) in Waco as a teen and joined his father in Greenville. Brothers William, Elmer and sister Lizzie did the same. Glad he did. I'm wondering if you are a cousin I don't know. If so, please email me at I'm working on the Adams family genealogy. Hope you're feeling well again after your surgery. Happy New Year. Lynne Aams Farr
Added by lafarr on Dec 31, 2015 12:18 AM
Marianne Robards
Steve Robards
Hi Jerry, thank you for your kind and thoughtful message about Steve. I miss him so much. The 30 plus years we were together now seems like 10 minutes. Soon, I will try and load some pictures.
Marianne Hartman Robards
Added by Marianne Robards on Aug 14, 2015 6:48 PM
Swannah Phillips
Glad to transfer memorials to relatives. Sorry the stone was so faded.

Added by Helperkw on May 24, 2015 7:57 PM
Roy Adams transfer
You are welcome. I like to see memorials with family, if possible.
Added by Dianne on May 24, 2015 2:46 PM
RE: thsnk you
My pleasure ~
Added by ShannonNtexas on Jul 18, 2014 5:04 PM
RE: thsnk you
Sure no problem , I was happy to do it !
I apologize for the cleanliness of the headstone , they were weed eating and mowing today , there are hard stickers in some of the grass areas , and I didn't have gloves with me , I'm going back , and will send a cleaned up version !
Where you two in the service together or something ?
Added by ShannonNtexas on Jul 18, 2014 4:51 PM
William Umland
I have uploaded a picture of William's gravestone. There were also a couple of other relatives (I assume) next to him that I added as well. Mathilde Klopsteck Umland 1849-Aug 17, 1907 and Caroline Klopsteck Apr 4, 1814 - Jun 24, 1899.
Added by Robyn on Nov 30, 2013 11:40 AM
Jerry Adams
Dear Mr.Adams please contact me at my personal E-mail address is . I thank you for the nice words you had written to my parents thank you.
Added by jwc on May 02, 2013 3:47 PM
Paul Armstrong
RE: Thank you
You're welcome, Jerry. Glad to help,

Added by Paul Armstrong on Jun 22, 2012 4:25 PM
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