Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Gillis Adams

Gillis Adams, 92, died March 3 at his home at Jeremiah.

A son of the late Lenville and Mary Smith Adams, he was a brother of the late Otis Adams and Junior Adams.

Surviving are his wife, Cornie Colley Adams; a son, Carlos Adams, Letcher; four daughters, Mary Lou Riley and husband Hearshel, Middletown, Oh., Vanessa Adams, Jeremiah, Patricia Johnson, Speedwell, Tenn., and Paula Adams and husband Delmon, Letcher; seven grandchildren, Rob, Glenna, Mark, Mandy, Christy, Josh and Devin; seven great-grandchildren, Caleb, Seth, Faith, Logan, Grant, Samari and Raymond Brian; a friend, Judy Gockey; a sister, Grace Ison, Jeremiah; and a brother, Lowell Adams, London.

Funeral services were held March 5 at Blair Branch Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in Lenville Adams Cemetery at Jeremiah.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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