Joyce Page Adams

October 27, 2021

Joyce Page Adams, age 88 of Winchester, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lancaster, Tennessee on October 29, 1932, to the late Charlie Haskell and Hattie Nell (Winnard) Page. In 1941 the Pages moved to Smithville, and she spent her childhood as one of nine siblings on the family farm.

Joyce is survived by her loving husband of sixty-six years, Gerald Dwain Adams; two children and their spouses, Cheryl Page Adams (Harry Evart Palmer) of Washington, Texas, and Jeffrey Dwain (Kimberly Acree) Adams of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania; and four grandchildren, Hunter Thomas (Caitlin Burkhart) Adams of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Chase Alexander Adams of Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, Sean Pierce Adams of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, and Caroline Jane Adams of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. She is also survived by five siblings, Bobbye Jean Page Thomas of Smithville, Annetta Ruth Page (Warren) Johns of Lorton, Virginia, Glen Harold (Mary Lynn) Page of Smithville, Billy Richard (Nancy) Page of Eatonton, Georgia, and Faye Page Sandosky of Smithville, and many beloved nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Roy Garland Page, Dennis Brown Page, and Nellie Frances Page Hensley.

Visitation will be from 2-3 pm on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home at 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN. A memorial service will follow at 3:00 pm in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Dr. Joseph Butler officiating. Online condolences may be offered at

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN 37398, (931)-967-2222,