2017-09-27 / Obituaries

Billy Conn Adams dies at 71


BILLY CONN ADAMS BILLY CONN ADAMS Billy Conn Adams, 71, of Jeremiah, died at his mountaintop home September 22 following a short illness with aggressive lung cancer.

A son of the late Arthur and Helmer Thompson Adams, he was also preceded in death by brothers, Den Adams, Alfred Adams, and Shannon Adams, and sisters, Geneva Adams, Reneva Hayes, and Anis Adams.

Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Helen Louise Ison Adams; five sons, Terry Adams and wife Dorothy of Wilmore, Tim Adams and wife Laura of Nicholasville, Phillip Adams and Brent Reid of Nicholasville, Robbie Adams and wife Renita of Jeremiah, and Justin Adams of Jeremiah; two daughters, Gina Adams of Jeremiah, and Lena Campbell and husband Roy Jr. of Lexington; 13 grandchildren, Alex Adams and Megan, Trevor Adams and Anthony; Rebecca Adams and Tristan, Joseph Page Adams, Brandon Adams, Roy Campbell III, Connor Adams, Drew Adams, Brooke Adams, Bill Colby Adams, Jenna Adams, Justin Adams Jr., and Kelli Rose Adams.

Mr. Adam is also survived by a special daughter, Lisa King-Kerr; brothers, Bud Adams and wife Christine, Tony Adams and wife Linda; J.R. Adams, and L.C. Adams and wife Joyce; sisters, Debbie Adams and husband Woody, Tammie Adams, Maggie Adams, and Janet Hill and husband Roger; and a sister in-law, Judy Adams.

Funeral services were held September 25 at the Blair Branch Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in the John C. Adams Cemetery at Jeremiah.

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