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Charles Mavis Adams

  • Birth 18 Dec 1931 Kirbyville, Jasper County, Texas, USA
  • Death 28 Jul 2013 Livingston, Polk County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Roganville, Jasper County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 114591484

Charles M. Adams, age 81 of Livingston, Texas passed away on July 28, 2013 in Livingston. Charles was born on December 18, 1931 in Kirbyville, Texas to parents, Elmer Ernest Adams and Mildred Catherine Wilson.

Charles became a member of the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department, Unit #5, in 1970. He was a charter member of the VFW Post #8568 and of Soda Baptist Church. Charles married Delores Deen Albright on March 23, 1956 in Baytown, Texas.

Charles is preceded in death by both of his parents, Elmer Adams and Mildred (Wilson) Adams/Stark; brother, James Edward Adams; sister, Janice Gilbert.

He is survived by his wife, Delores Adams of Livingston, Texas; son, Larry Charles Adams and wife, Lisa, of Bryan, Texas; son, Mark Allen Adams of Livingston, Texas; son, Timothy Paul Adams and wife, Karen, of Goodrich, Texas; daughter, Deena Darlene Recker and husband, Anthony, of Batavia, Iowa; son, David Dwane Adams and wife, Diane, of Cleveland, Texas; seventeen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; brother, Hugh Adams of Spurger, Texas; sisters, Shirley Arnold of Lumberton, Texas and Earnestine Turpin of Saginaw, Texas; along with numerous other relatives and friends.

Charles will be escorted to his grave by pallbearers, Larry Adams, Mark Adams, Timothy Adams, David Adams, Anthony Recker, and Travis Tullos. His grandchildren are honorary pallbearers.

Services for Charles M. Adams will be held Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Soda Baptist Church in Livingston, Texas. Rev. Wayne Bickley will be officiating the service. Interment will follow at Friendship Cemetery in Jasper, Texas. Military Honors will be provided by VFW Honor Guard Post #8568.

Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, until service time.

Cochran Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Please sign our online guestbook at

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  • Maintained by: Gary W. Adams
  • Originally Created by: Cecil Vaden Jr.
  • Added: 29 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 114591484
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Mavis Adams (18 Dec 1931–28 Jul 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114591484, citing Friendship Cemetery, Roganville, Jasper County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Gary W. Adams (contributor 47094749) .