Mr. Adam Carnes, 26, of the Caney Spring Community in Marshall County, Tennessee, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
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Mr. Carnes was born in Louisville and was employed with Yates Company and was contracted to Nissan Inc., of Smyrna, Tenn. He was a member of Grace Church in the Caney Spring Community. He loved sports and was a member of the 2002 basketball team which placed second in the NCHAA National Finals. Adam loved the outdoors and being with his friends. Adam believed and lived his life by his most famous saying, "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today."
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, J.R. Jaggers and Adam and Ruth Carnes; and a great-aunt and great-uncle, Carolyn and Lane Jaggers.
Mr. Carnes is survived by his father and mother, Pastor Doug and Missy Carnes of Caney Spring Community; a sister, Krista Carnes of Chapel Hill, Tenn.; a nephew, Coleton Elrod of Chapel Hill; his grandmother, Ruth Jaggers of Kentucky; four aunts, Denise Myers, Rita Sue Rogers, Jani Cate and Robin Honaker, all of Kentucky; and two uncles, Hardy Jaggers of Kentucky and Mike Carnes of Chapel Hill.
The funeral is at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, in the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Mike Hatten, Pastor Gary Golen and Pastor Richard Bradford officiating. Burial follows in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.
Visitation was Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial Donations may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 4742 North 24th St., Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85016-4862, in memory of Adam Carnes.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. in Chapel Hill is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The News-Enterprise on Nov. 21, 2012