Lendell L. Adams

MARION - Lendell L. ADAMS, 67, of Marion passed away at 8:11 a.m., Sunday,
Sept. 9, 2007, at Herrin Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at Blue
Funeral Home in Marion with the Rev. Don Colson officiating. Visitation 
will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007, at the funeral home. 
Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Marion. Military rites will be held 
at the cemetery by VFW Post 1301, American Legion Post 147 and the National 
Guard. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Lung
Association. Envelopes are available at the funeral home or may be sent in
care of Blue Funeral Home, PO Box 411, Marion, IL 62959.

Mr. ADAMS was born Dec. 25, 1939, in Bonnie, to Evan Richard and Reba Mae
(REECE) ADAMS. He married Patricia GEORGE April 11, 1970, in East St. 
Louis. Together they shared 37 years of marriage.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia of Marion; daughter and her fiance',
Rebecca ADAMS and Mike STONE of Marion; granddaughter, Shelby MOORE;
step-granddaughter, Raven STONE; brothers and sister-in-law, Nolen and 
Voris ADAMS of Belle Rive and Howard ADAMS of Bonnie; sisters and 
brothers-in-law, LaVerne and Murrel BERNARD of Belle Rive, Lois PAGE of 
Glen Carbon and Ruth and Bob YOUNG of Mitchell; sisters-in-law, Nellie ADAMS 
of Imperial, Mo. and Shirley ADAMS of Mt. Vernon; brother-in-law, Terry GEORGE; 
sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Karen and Dan SCHULTZ and Debbie and Gary 
WILLETT; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Melvin ADAMS and 
Eddie ADAMS.

Mr. ADAMS was of the Freewill Baptist faith. He was formerly the manager 
of Robert Hall Clothing Store, Borgsmiller Jewelry and Wholesale and Lowell's
Jewelry Store. He most recently worked for Rose Hill Greenhouse with Home
Depot Lawn and Garden. He always stayed active doing jobs and he loved to
work in his yard. He served his country with the United States Navy.
He was affectionately known as "Doobles" by his granddaughters and he will
be greatly missed by all.

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Source: The Daily Republican, Marion, Illinois
Date: 11 Sep 2007
Submitted by Debbie Vietzke

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