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James Edward Adams, Sr

Rogers, Wolfe County, Kentucky, USA
Death 9 Nov 1978 (aged 58)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 66786323 · View Source
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Son of
Jesse Watt and Mary Jane [nee Spencer] Adams

Brother of
6 sisters
1 brother
Emma Lee 1915 – 2010
Ruby Golden 1917 – 1917
Maurice C. 1923 – 1991
Sallie M. 1925 – 2003
John Porter 1929 – 1992
Jesse Leroy 1939 – 1939
Rondal Leland 1941 – 1999

1st married
3 Dec. 1939, Stanton, Powell co., Ky.,
Eula Merle Brewer
1922 - 1940

2nd married
28 April 1942, Winchester, Ky.,
Northside Baptist Church
Lillie Vivion

Father of
James E. Adams, Jr.
W. Leroy Adams
Patricia Susan [Christian (1949-1991), Jackson, Morrell]

BET 1946 AND 1978 Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn-Central

suffered serious leg injury as young adult

Information provided by Ancestry - Willard Adams

OBIT posted on Ancestry by Willard Adams

James E. Adams Services Monday

Services for James E. Adams, 58, 1305 South Worth Avenue, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Conkle Lyndhurst Funeral Home, with burial in Floral Park Cemetery.
He died Thursday in St. Vincent Hospital. Born at Winchester, Ky., Mr. Adams lived in Indianapolis 35 years.
He was employed at Consolidated Rail Corp. 33 years. Mr. Adams was president of the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline Clerks Local 1229, and president of Armadillo Flates Citizaens Band Radio Club. He was a pst master of Lyndhurst Masonic Lodge, and a past patron of the Lyndhurst Chapel of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors includes his wife, Mrs. Lillie Adams; two sons, James E. Adams, Jr. of Baltimore, Md., and W. Leroy Adams of Indianapolis; a daughter, Mrs. Patricia Christian of Indianapolis, and his mother, Mrs. Mary Jane Castle of Pine Ridge, Ky.

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  • Created by: Donna Lee and David Wall
  • Added: 11 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66786323
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Edward Adams, Sr (2 Jan 1920–9 Nov 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66786323, citing Floral Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Donna Lee and David Wall (contributor 46909858) .