Burl Jackson Adams, 93, of Minerva passed away Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008 at Aultman Hospital following a short illness. Burl was born in West Twp. on August 17, 1915, the son of the late Oren and Josephine (Haynam) Adams. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Minerva. He was self employed as a farmer and later was employed at Summitville Tile and Great Trail Golf Course. Burl is survived by a daughter, Marilyn K. (W. Fred) Edwards of Minerva; a son, Kenneth H. Adams of Jensen Beach, FL; three grandchildren; seven greatgrandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Esther Maxine (Funk) Adams, who died in 2001, and a son Paul Oren Adams. Funeral Services will be held at the Bartley Funeral Home at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, December 8th, 2008 with Rev. John Lane and Burl's grandson Rev. Jonathan Carey officiating. Calling hours will be held Sunday 6-8 P.M. at the Bartley Funeral Home. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Presbyterian Church, 204 Edgewood Dr., Minerva, OH 44657. Friends unable to attend may register online at our website: www.bartleyfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Repository on Dec. 5, 2008