McMinnville resident and Warren County native Joe Ramsey Adams, 82, was born March 20, 1929 and died March 5 at his residence following an extended illness.
A retired rural letter carrier and farmer and member of Central Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Calvin Bailey Adams and Ruby Adams McGregor. He was married July 8, 1961 to Tommye Gaye Argo Adams, who preceded him in death Jan. 10.
He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Ronnie Rogers of McMinnville and Carol and Steve Trent of Johnson City; three grandsons, C.J. Rogers of McMinnville and Andrew and John Trent, both of Johnson City, and special cousin, Joe Dodd Ramsey Jr., of Ft. Mills, S.C.
Funeral service was held Wednesday at Central Church of Christ with Julian Goodpaster and Ben Bailey officiating. Burial followed at Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central Church of Christ Building Fund or AG in the Classroom both c/o High’s.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 9, 2012