J.A. Adams, Farmer at Blomeyer, Dies of Sudden Heart Attack
Special to The Missourian
Chaffee, April 4—James A. Adams, 65 years old, collapsed and died at 9 a. m. today while helping his foster son, John Tackett of near Blomeyer load hogs in a truck.
Mr. Adams, who had high blood pressure, had loaded two hogs at his nearby farm and had gone to the son's house for two others. It was while putting them in the truck that he slumped over.
The son secured help from George Lanson, who farms nearby and who came here for a physician. The latter found Mr. Adams dead on his arrival.
Mr. Adams was born near Dongola Dec. 26, 1885, and resided there until his marriage in 1905 to Miss Minnie Burchett. They lived at Brownwood for a time and then moved to West Memphis, Ark. In 1922 they came here and operated a grocery store until 1938 when they purchased the farm near Blomeyer.
Surviving are Mrs. Adams, the foster son, Mr. Tackett; six sisters, Mrs. Lonzo Roberts and Mrs. B. E. Rose of Chaffee, Mrs. Edith Pullman in Indiana, Mrs. Jess Corbin of Idalia, Mrs. Arlie McKinen of St. Louis and Mrs. L. B. Morrow of Dexter; two brothers, Archie Adams of St. Louis and Dewey Adams of Memphis, Tenn., and two grandchildren.
The body is at the Stubbs Funeral Home. Arrangements for the funeral await communication with relatives.
Coroner E. R. Trickey, who was called, said death was due to natural causes.
Southeast Missourian Apr 4, 1951
Minnie Idabelle Burchett Adams
1889–1957 (m. 1905)
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