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Retired teacher and former coach Arthur Adams dies



Funeral services for Arthur Adams, 89, of Mayking, were held December 29 in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Williams Cemetery in Whitesburg.

Born in Mayking to the late Ben A. and Arlena Craft Adams, he died December 19 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.

He retired from teaching school after 26 years, and was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. Formerly a basketball coach, he was an avid University of Kentucky basketball fan.

Surviving are his wife Mary Jane Williams Adams; two sons, Michael Adams and wife Ruth Ann of Versailles, and Mark Adams and wife Marcela of Charlotte, N.C.; a daughter, Laura Lin and husband Michael of Winchester; and five grandchildren, Elyse, Benjamin, Charles, William and James.



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