Billy Lee "Bill" Adams (1947 - 2012)


JESUP – Billy Lee "Bill" Adams, 65, of Jesup died Thursday, May 3, at his home of cancer. He was born March 7, 1947 in Independence, son of Harold Lloyd Adams and Viola Mae Roster Adams. He married Becky Hicks in 1965 and later divorced. He then married Cindy Card in 1980 and later divorced. He married Mary Lea Putnam Williams on Aug. 8, 1992, in Jesup.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; one son, Nicholas; two daughters, Jennifer and Tiffany; one step-daughter Gabriella; one step-son Ryan; his mother, Viola Adams of Jesup; two brothers, Dennis Adams of Omaha, Neb., and David Adams of Mossyrock, Wash.; and one sister Linda Adams.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Adams.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 7 at 11 a.m. at the American Lutheran Church, Jesup, with Pastor Dawn Pederson presiding. Visitation will be Sunday, May 6, from 3 to 7 p.m. at White Funeral Home, Jesup. Burial will be at Cedar Crest Cemetery, Jesup. Memorials will be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice and to the American Lutheran Church, Jesup.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from May 23 to June 9, 2012