C. O. “Thomas” Adams, 77 of Hope, died Friday, January 11, 2013, at Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope.
C. O. “Thomas” Adams, 77 of Hope, died Friday, January 11, 2013, at Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope. Mr. Adams was retired from the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department. He was born on March 21, 1935, in Paraloma, to Homer and Anna Bell Adams. He was preceded in death by his father, George Homer Adams, and brother, George Edward Adams. He is survived by his wife, Vernetia Adams, of Oklahoma; four children, Kay Ward and husband, Glen, of Wagnor, Oklahoma, Cherryl Bass, of Hope, Dale Adams and wife, Melissa, of Washington, and Kenneth Adams and wife, Doris, of Washington; 10 grandchildren, Alicia Bragg and Corey Ward, of Oklahoma, Steven Bass, of Fulton, Bryan Bass, of Hope, Candace Harvel, of Hope, Chessie Adams ,of Texarkana, Texas, Lanie Sanders, of Slayden, Miss., Justin Adams, of Washington, Ashley Adams, of Washington, Kara Burton, of Hope; 11 great-grandchildren; his mother, Anna Bell Adams; four sisters, Matie Fay Norman, of Washington, Barbara Wylie, Carolyn Ghormley and Retha Powell, of Hope; one brother, Leon Adams, of Hope; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, January 17, at Brazzel/Oakcrest the Funeral Home of Hope. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m., Friday, January 18, at the Brazzel/Oakcrest Chapel with Bro. Charles Hawley officiating. Burial will follow at Westmoreland Cemetery at Cross Roads. Arrangements are by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online guestbook: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com