Jewel (Whittington) Adams January 23, 1926 - July 1, 2008 Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Services for Jewel Adams, 82, Francis, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2008 at Faith Assembly of God Church in Ada. Burial followed in Highland Cemetery , Stonewall. Officiating was Kenny Morrison assisted by the Rev. Greg Pollard. Services were under the direction of Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada.
Mrs. Adams was born Jan. 23, 1926, in Three Sands, Okla., to W.W. "Bill" and Bessie Elam Whittington and died Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at an Ada nursing home.
She and Walter Leon Adams were married on Dec. 22, 1945, at Jesse, Okla. He died Jan. 22, 1977.
Mrs. Adams attended Buffalo Valley and Jesse schools. She was a longtime resident of Francis and a cook for many years at Francis School. She was a member of Faith Assembly of God Church in Ada and a homemaker.
She is survived by her son Sammy Adams, Tupelo; two daughters, Frances Phillips and her husband Derrell, Francis, and Glenda Nickerson and her husband Doc, Oakman ; two brothers, Everett "Huck" Whittington, Stonewall, and Curtis Whittington, Ada; five sisters, Billie Kellogg, Francis, Melba Wilson,?McAlester, Patty Sanders, Ada, Sybal Prince, Ada, and Carolyn Selby, Lovington,?N.M.; six grandchildren, Lisa Morrison, Jana Diehm, Brent Phillips, Lesli Gore, Larame Adams; 10 great-grandchildren, Taylor Morrison, Ashlyn Morrison, Kyndal Diehm, Logan Diehm, Susann Phillips, Hunter Pinley, Bailey Pinley, Talen Sims, Austin Adams and Ethan Adams.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Walter Leon Adams; parents, W.W. "Bill" and Bessie Whittington; one sister, Bernice Sanders; a brother, Charles Whittington; and a grandson, Justin Adams.
Bearers were Larame Adams, Brent Phillips, Ron Higgs, Don Higgs, Curtis Blevins and Kent Blevins.
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