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 Millard Franklin Adams

Millard Franklin Adams

Birth
Ray County, Missouri, USA
Death 27 Dec 2009 (aged 82)
Richmond, Ray County, Missouri, USA
Burial Knoxville, Ray County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 39477393 · View Source
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Millard Franklin Adams, 82, of Richmond MO, died Sunday, December 27 2009 at the Ray County Hospital in Richmond. Mr. Adams was born October 2 1927 in Ray Co MO to Ray and Temple (Lozier) Adams. He married Dorothy J. Kelly on August 25 1950 and she survives of the home.

Other survivors include sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Bill Reynolds of Gladstone MO; sister-in-law, Carla Jean Adams of Richmond; 2 granddaughters, Stacy Bales of the home and Samantha Parkhurst and husband Curtis of Kansas City MO; 2 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 sons, Bruce Alan Adams and Randy Dean Adams; daughter Pamela Jean Adams; a sister in infancy, Laura Nell Adams; brother Charles Adams and a nephew Jeffrey "Puff" Adams.

Following graduation from Richmond High School in 1945 he served in the United States Navy.

Mr. Adams was a member of the Richmond Christian Union Church, a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 232 A.F. & A.M at Polo, MO; Order of the Eastern Star #255 of Richmond; American Legion Post # 237 and a life member of F.F.W. #4398 of Richmond. He was special deputy sheriff under Sheriff J.R. Stockton and worked at the Richmond Fire Department. He also served as county road commissioner. He worked at Lake City Arsenal for 15 years before retiring. He and his wife were manager of Richmond Rest Haven in the 1950's. He had lived most of his life in Ray County except for two years at Tulsa OK at Douglas Aircraft.

Funeral services will be held Thursday December 31 2009 at 2pm at the Richmond United Methodist Church. Burial with military honors will follow at Knoxville Cemetery at Knoxville MO. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6-9 at Polley Funeral Home in Richmond with a Masonic service at 6pm. The family suggests memorials to the Millard F. Adams Memorial Fund or to the donor's choice.


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  • Created by: Anita D.
  • Added: 15 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39477393
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Millard Franklin Adams (2 Oct 1927–27 Dec 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39477393, citing Knoxville Cemetery, Knoxville, Ray County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Anita D. (contributor 46798469) .