August 28, 2018
Robert James “Jim” Adams age 63 of Smithville, passed away Sunday morning, August 26, 2018 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital ER. Jim was born March 10, 1955 to his parents, the late Raymond John Adams and Edith Mae Raglin Adams Pyrtle. In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his sister, Veronica Spiker and aunt, Wanda Price. He was a Methodist and a new car technician. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 40 years, Christina Adams of Smithville; 2 children, Jennifer and husband, Michael Cowan of Smithville and Cory and wife, Audrey Hale Adams of Mt. Juliet; 4 grandchildren, Alex Cowan, Matthew Cowan, Olivia Adams and Charlotte Adams; siblings, Dan Adams of Smithville, Leatha Skelton of Indiana, Judy Williams of Smithville, Rita Brown of Florida, Tammy Adcock of Smithville and Darold Carter of Cookeville; aunt, Kay Sexton and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial will follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 11:AM until the time of the service at 1 p.m. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.