Creston Adams

Creston L. Adams

MIDDLETOWN — Creston L. Adams, 84, of Middletown, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.

He was born in Middletown on Jan. 5, 1929 to Kelly and Dixie (Barker) Adams. He was a 1947 graduate of Gratis High School and was a Navy veteran. He had retired from Jefferson Smurfit in Middletown. Mr. Adams was a member of Lewis Street Praise and Worship Center, Middletown, James E. Ryan Post #322 American Legion, Chapter #159 F. & A.M. 32nd Degree, Scottish Rite, Antioch Shrine Temple and Eden Lodge #147 Oddfellows of Gratis.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Geneva Adams, two children: Debra L. Suggs, West Alexandria and Greg (Kristy) Adams, Camden; stepdaughter Carol (Rodney) Combs, Franklin; six grandchildren: Justin (Anna) Arnold, Brad Arnold, Kelli Adams, Marisa (Josh) Apking, Jodi (Jason) Worley, Jessica Adams, 13 great-grandchildren, brother Winfred (Virginia) Adams, Camden; sister, Wanda (Art) Sloneker, Middletown and sister-in-law, Janet Adams, Trenton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Doris Adams, and brother, Edward Adams. Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 22, at Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home in Gratis, with Rev. Kenneth Angel officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery.

For condolences: lindloffzimmerman.com.