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James Henry Adams

August 30, 1952 January 19, 2019
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James Henry Adams Toccoa, Georgia

Mr. James Henry Adams, age 66, of 283 Crescent Drive, Toccoa, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Born August 30, 1952, in Toccoa, Georgia, Henry was a son of the late Alfred M. and Mae Power Adams. He was the grandson of the late Stan E. and Mersilla Farmer Power and the late Thomas M. and Marietta Davis Adams, all of Toccoa. He graduated from Stephens County High School in 1970, and received his bachelor’s degree from West Georgia in 1974. Mr. Adams worked at various manufacturing plants in the shipping and receiving departments.

Henry loved the outdoors and was an avid runner, walker and hiker. He explored most of Stephens County and areas nearby. Waterfalls were favorites and he enjoyed showing them to others. Animals, especially dogs, played an important role in his life from a young age. Henry enjoyed playing tennis with a variety of people in the community. When not enjoying an activity he could be found with a book in hand.

Mr. Adams was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Helen Adams Black and brother-in-law, John Dan Black. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Dawn Van Meeveren Adams; a brother and sister-in-law Alton and Emily Adams, nephew and wife, Mark and Lisa House Adams, and great nephew Samuel Adams all of Toccoa; nephew and wife Andy and Morgan Culpepper Adams of Atlanta, Georgia; and a number of cousins.

In accordance with his wishes, his body will be cremated. Memorial services will be Sunday, January 27, 2019, 3 O’clock p.m. at Toccoa Presbyterian Church.

Acree Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. James Henry Adams.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his memory to The National Alliance for Mental Illness, 2320 E North St L, Greenville, SC 29607; or to the Stephens County Animal Shelter, 1747 Scenic Dr. Toccoa, GA 30577.

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3:00 PM 1/27/2019 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/27/2019 4:00:00 PM
Toccoa Presbyterian Church

205 E. Tugalo Street
Toccoa, GA 30577

Toccoa Presbyterian Church
205 E. Tugalo Street Toccoa 30577 GA
United States

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