JOHN EARL ADAMS - age 85, of Knoxville, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 12, 2018.
He was a proud veteran of the US Army, and preceded in death by his parents, N. J. Adams and Pearl Shell Adams; wife, Marjorie Jean Adams.
He is survived by his son, Charles (Karen) Adams; daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Leroy Brewer; grandchildren, Eric Hubbard, Chris Hubbard, Brian Adams, and Jennifer Adams; great-grandchildren, Jennifer and Kalyssa Hubbard, Hunter, Tyler, and Gage Adams; nephew, Norman Adams.
Special thanks to Reba and Mark at the Ben Atchley State Veterans Home North Wing for their care.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pat Summitt Foundation, 520 W. Summitt Hill Drive, Suite 1101, Knoxville, TN 37902 or the National Parkinson Foundation, Inc., 1501 NW 9th Avenue, Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.
The family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Cemetery for a graveside service and interment at 11:00 a.m. Military honors will be performed by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard.
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