Charlie Herbert Adams, age 94, of Frankton, went to be with the Lord on November 13, 2019 surrounded by his family following a well lived life.
He was born in Montgomery, Tennessee on April 22, 1925 the son of the late Dan E. and Maggie Adams. On December 4, 1944 he married Mary Alice Silvey and they shared 49 years and 6 children together before her death in 1994. He married Jennie A. (Hickman) Douglas on October 24, 1995. Charlie was a member of the First Baptist Church in Orestes. In 1987 after 42 years of service, Charlie retired from Guide Lamp where he worked as a buffer. Charlie will be remembered for loving to sing songs and tell stories of the old days from his front porch to his family and friends. His hobbies included fishing and taking out his beagle hounds to run in the woods. Charlie will be greatly missed but lovingly remembered by his dear family.
Charlie is survived by his wife of more than 24 years, Jenny Adams of Frankton; two sons, Bill (wife Peggy) Adams of Anderson, Chuck (wife Diana) Adams of Frankton; four daughters, Wanda Etchison of Frankton, Kathy Pendley of Greenfield, Anita (husband Richard) Hetrick of Pendleton, and Laura (husband Mike) Biggs of Frankton; four step children, Shirley (husband Brian) LaShure of Marcellus, Michigan, Nora (husband Brian) Spencer of Las Vegas Nevada, Mark Douglas of Alexandria, and Kevin Douglas of Alexandria; 23 grandchildren; 48 great grandchildren; and six great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dan and Maggie Adams; his first wife Mary Alice (Silvey) Adams; three sisters Margaret Eden, Margie Eden, Ellevine Taylor; and step son Jimmy Douglas.
Visitation will be held from 11a.m. to 2p.m. on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Harper and Dunnichay Funeral Home. A service to celebrate his life will begin at 2p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with his son-in-law Pastor Mike Biggs officiating. Burial will follow in the K Of P & I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Frankton.
Memorial contributions may be given to the First Baptist Church of Orestes through the funeral home.
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