John Henry Adams (1928 - 2019)

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Service Information
Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory
1800 Charlotte Highway
Lancaster, SC
Celebration of Life
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
3:00 PM
Glenwood Heights Baptist Church

LANCASTER – Mr. John Henry Adams, 91, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the White Oak Manor.
He was born April 29, 1928, in Chesterfield, a son of the late Henry B. Adams and Laura Mills Adams and was the devoted husband to the late Cornelia Roberts Adams.
Mr. Adams was retired from Springs Industries. He loved his family, farming, gardening, plumbing and working with his hands. Mr. Adams was past master at Camp Creek Masonic Lodge. He was a member of Glenwood Heights Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, sang in the choir and worked with the youth.
Mr. Adams is survived by his son, John Kevin Adams and his wife, Lisa; his daughter, Teresa Adams Eubanks and her husband, Kenneth; four grandchildren, Trina Aldridge and her husband, Chris, J.C. Eubanks and his wife, Whitney, Jonathan Eubanks and his wife, Autumn, and Alexa Adams; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ann Harkey and her husband, W.L, and Mary Ellen Hancock of Florida; a sister-in-law, Katie Adams; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Cornelia Adams; his parents; two brothers, Carson Adams and Dillon Adams; and four sisters, Sarah Jackson, Louise McAteer, Lola Bigham and Eutha Gay.
The celebration of life funeral service for Mr. Adams will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Glenwood Heights Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Daniel Porter. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Burgess Funeral Home, 1800 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster, and suggests memorial contributions be made to Glenwood Heights Baptist Church, 600 Nichols Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.
An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at
Burgess Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the family of Mr. Adams.
Published in The Lancaster News on May 15, 2019
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