Funeral services for Joseph E. Adams Jr., 65, were held February 17 in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Webb Cemetery at Mayking.
A son of Gladys Marie Deny Adams and the late Joseph Ely Adams Sr., he was born in Letcher County. He died February 14 at his home at Haymond.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Durena; a son, Joe Edward Adams; and a sister, Sereda Jo Boggs.
Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Mary Adams of McRoberts; a son, Benjamin Ely Adams and wife Marie of Haymond; a daughter, Lucretia Adams Slone and husband Ronald of Mt. Sterling; two brothers, Randall Adams and John Adams, both of Seco; two half-sisters, Phyliss and Janice, both of Arizona; six grandchildren, Duane, Erica, Nathaniel, Christain, Claysan and Skylar; and three great-grandchildren.