2008-07-03 / Obituaries


Freddie Lee Adams Sr., 76 of McIntosh died June 22, 2008 at his residence.

He was a member of Lang's Chapel AME Zion Church in McIntosh and served in several positions. He later joined Sweet Fellowship Christian Church in McIntosh, where he served as chairman of the Deacon Board, financial secretary and drummer. He retired from Olin Chemical Corp., where he was a maintenance supervisor. He also served as a police officer for the McIntosh Police Department. He was later employed by the Washington County Board of Education and worked as a bus driver. He was also a member of the Washington County Solid Waste Department Board, and also served as president for the McIntosh Community Center. He was a member of Washington County's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Lucile Wiley Adams, McIntosh; two sons, Freddie Adams Jr., Jackson, and Efrem Adams, Harvest; four daughters, Christine Beckham- Hosea, Mount Vernon, Janice Harper, Hoover, Karen Nichols, McIntosh, Laner Wilson, Birmingham; two brothers, Peter Adams Sr., Los Angeles, Calif., William Adams Sr., McIntosh; three sisters, Octavia Peoples, Prichard, Mary White, Mt. Vernon, Corrine Adams White, Las Vegas, Nev.; 15 grandchildren; and 12 greatgrandchildren.

The service was June 28 at 11 a.m. at the Church of God Pentecostal Church in McIntosh. Burial was in Vaughn Cemetery in McIntosh. Hodge's Chapel on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue of Mobile directed.

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