Willie Myra <I>Truman</I> Adams

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Willie Myra Truman Adams

  • Birth 17 Nov 1894 Lone Oak, Hunt County, Texas, USA
  • Death 24 Jan 1960 Spur, Dickens County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Spur, Dickens County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 20796817

Funeral services for Mrs. Willie Myra Adams, 66, were held Tuesday at the First Baptist Church, Rev. Riley Fugitt officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Loyd Pendley, Lamesa.
She had been ill for some time. She was a cousin to former President Harry S. Truman. A spray from the former president was among the floral offerings.

A resident of Spur since 1934, Mrs. Adams died Sunday, January 24, 1960.

Survivors include her husband, John Adams, two daughters, Mrs. Maxine Young, Lamesa and Mrs. Vera Hilton, Lubbock; 3 sons; I.N. Adams, Taft, CA; Melvin Adams, Spur and Elmer Adams, Lubbock. Three sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Webb, Richardson, Mrs. Orr Warren, Cisco; Mrs. Alice Holland, Wichita Falls survive along with two brothers, Elmer Truman, Waco and Fred Truman, Denton.

Pallbearers included Marion Jordan, Clarence Foreman, Marcus Copeland, Sterman Lee, G.W. Grimes, Penn Shugart, Mac Allison, and Jerry Ensey. Honorary pallbearers were the Baptist Board of Deacons. Interment was in the Spur Cemetery.

©The Texas Spur January 28, 1960


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  • Created by: Ricky Henderson
  • Added: 5 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20796817
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willie Myra Truman Adams (17 Nov 1894–24 Jan 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20796817, citing Spur Cemetery, Spur, Dickens County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ricky Henderson (contributor 46915726) .