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Adams rites held




Funeral services for Thelma Adams, 87, were held May 17 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Webb Cemetery at Mayking.

A daughter of the late Albert Harrison and Hattie Jane Adams Richardson, she was born in Letcher County. She died May 14 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Adams was the widow of Urias N. Adams. The couple kept foster children for more than 45 years, totaling 209 children. She was the mother of the late Glen Adams, and a sister of the late J.P. Richardson, Elza Richardson, Alonzo Richardson, Myrta Vetters, Lucy Bailey, and Alice Morgan.

She was a member of the Thornton Old Regular Baptist Church at Mayking.

Surviving are a son, Dewey Bradley, Whitesburg; a sister, Jessie Kile, Wayne, Mich.; and a great-grandchild, Dewayne Bradley.


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