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Sgt Samuel Eliger Adams

Sgt Samuel Eliger Adams

Birth
Georgia, USA
Death 4 Aug 2010 (aged 80)
Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
Burial Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 56811810 · View Source
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CORSICANA — Services for retired Command Sgt. Maj. Samuel E. "Sam" Adams, 80, of Killeen will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pershing Park Baptist Church in Killeen.

Burial will follow in Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen with military honors.

Mr. Adams died Wednesday, Aug. 4, in a Killeen hospital.

He was born on Jan. 6, 1930, in Atlanta, Ga. He was a graduate of Hudson High School in Macon, Ga., where he was a drum major. On March 25, 1951, he married Lois Austin. He served 30 years in the U.S Army, retiring in 1979. His decorations include a Silver Star medal, the Bronze Star medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.

Survivors include his wife of Killeen; three sons, Geogory Adams of Temple, Michael Adams of Irving and Andre Adams of Austin; two daughters, Wilhelmenia Howard of Dayton and Renata Adams of Killeen; a brother, Jerry Adams of Atlanta; a sister, Annie Ruth of Raleigh, N.C.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

A wake will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

M.R. Smith Parlor for Funerals in Corsicana is in charge of arrangements


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  • Created by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56811810
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Samuel Eliger Adams (6 Jan 1930–4 Aug 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56811810, citing Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977 (contributor 46510193) .