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Rites held for Betty Adams

Funeral services for Betty Adams, 61, of Ermine, were held July 18 at Kings Chapel Church at Whitco. Burial was in the Adams family cemetery at Ermine.

A daughter of the late George and Easter Shell Blanton, she was born in Hazard. She died July 14 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Adams enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She was a special instructional aide at West Whitesburg Elementary School for several years.

Surviving are her husband, Danny Adams; two daughters, Hazel Adams and Daniel and Easter Blanton, all of Ermine; four sons, Daniel Adams and Ida Gail of Thornton, and Isaiah Adams, Willie Smith and Tracy, and Derrick Smith, all of Ermine; three brothers, Wayne Blanton of Viper, Watson Melton of Knott County, and George Blanton of Tennessee; a sister, Juanita Melton of Hazard; eight grandchildren, Jacob Adams, Melissa Adams, Destiny Adams, Marissa Johnson, Kendra Combs, Kendall Combs, Michael Profitt, and Shay Combs; and eight greatgrandchildren.

Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by two brothers, James Blanton and Billy Ray Blanton.

Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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