76-year-old Flora resident, Thomas J. Adams died at 2:17 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. He had been owner and operator of his own auto body shop in Flora, retiring in 1985. He was past president and member of the Flora Kiwanis Club.
Survivors include his wife Judy; three daughters, Julie Adams, Candy Jennings and Nicole Adams, all of Flora; four grandchildren; a brother, John Adams of Bee Branch, AR; a sister, Blanche Chandler of Orland Park, IL; a sister-in-law, Marietta Adams of Waynesville, MO and several nieces and nephews.
Services for Thomas J. Adams will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Byrd & Kohn Funeral Home in Flora with burial in Elmwood Cemetery in Flora.
Visitation will be from 6 – 8 Friday evening, March 8 at the Byrd & Kohn Funeral Home in Flora.
Memorials may be made to the Scholarship fund for Rayne McCallister and will be accepted at the Byrd & Kohn Funeral Home in Flora.