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Don Adams

Don Adams
The Messenger. 10.8.07
Don Randell Adams, 62, of Hornbeak was pronounced dead on arrival at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City Oct. 7, 2007.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with burial following in Rose Hill Cemetery in Obion.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Billy Howell, Keith Hepler, Billy Jack Tanner, Joe Lynn Adams, Tim Adams and Steve Brandon. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the 15th Tennessee Infantry, Company E, Reenactment Unit.
The family requests that memorials be made to 15 Tennessee Infantry, Company E, Reenactment Unit.
He was born Dec. 11, 1944, in Obion County, son of the late Roland and Elsie Lorene (Raymer) Adams. He married the former Kay Wills April 3, 1970. She survives.
He had been employed at Lennox Hearth Products as a machine operator, retiring in 2005, and had been a chief union steward. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was a Church of Christ member.
Adams was a founding member of the 15th Tennessee Infantry, Company E, Reenactment Unit and was a skirmisher with the 4th Tennessee Infantry. He was also a member of the West Tennessee Muzzle Loaders Association and was the founder and owner of Smokey Bottom Shooting Range.
He is also survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Jamie Adams of Union City; two grandchildren, Matthew Adams and Audrey Adams, both of Union City; and four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Carolyn Faye and Sammy Stanford of Byhalia, Miss., Jo Ann Franks of Archbold, Ohio, Nita Jayne and Terry Pressley of Collierville and Debra and Johnny Turbeville of Winston-Salem, N.C.
He was also preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Jimmy Franks.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home Web site: www.white-ranson.com.

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