Funeral set for Adell Walker Adams, mother of DeKalb County Commissioner Gregory Adams

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A younger Gregory Adams with his mother upon his return home from military duties in 1983.


DeKalb County Commissioner Gregory Adams is mourning the loss of his mother, Adell Walker Adams, who died of a heart attack on Saturday, Dec. 8. She was 82.


Mrs. Adams, born April 18, 1936, was a native of Epes, AL. She moved to Atlanta in 1964. She worked at the Nabisco Company for 25 and a half years before retiring in 1995. Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her husband, Tony Samuel Adams, who passed Jan. 31, 1995. They were married 38 years.


To this union five children were born: Samuel, Willie, Delores, Melvin and Gregory.


The funeral is scheduled for Saturday. Dec. 15, 11 a.m. at Lucas Temple True Church of God and Christ, 679 Glendale Road, Scottdale. Minister Shedrick Pullin is officiating the service and Bishop Oprie Jeffries will conduct the eulogy. Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. is handling the arrangements.




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  • Dennis Allen

    December 10, 2018 at 4:26 pm

    My prayers and condolences to your family Commissioner Adams.


  • Dorothy M Hardy

    December 10, 2018 at 9:46 pm

    So sorry for your loss I work with your mom @Nabisco for 31 yrs a loving n respected lady..RIP Dorothy Hardy


  • Patricia Allen

    December 11, 2018 at 1:41 am

    My dear encouraging Mother Adams will be sincerely missed in Henderson Temple in Thomaston,Ga. we’re she served for the pass three years. Her beautiful smile and deep voice added a beautiful radiance to the congregation each Sunday. Mother Adams I hope to always remember your encouraging words. Rest in the very presence of the Lord.
    Sister Patricia Allen


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