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Obituary: Nella Fae Adams; Kirby


Nella Fae Adams, age 79, of Kirby, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017.

She was born on May 23, 1937, in Point Cedar, the daughter of Lawrence Valentine Daniel and Gladys Runyan Daniel. On June 22, 1956, she was married to Horace Adams. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Susan Stacie Adams; and her brother-in- law, Max Adams.

A 1955 graduate of Amity High School, she was salutatorian of her class and attended Amity First Baptist Church. She was an excellent cook and seamstress, a hard worker and very organized in everything she did, enjoyed fishing, traveling Arkansas, making flower arrangements and crocheting. She adored her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Horace Adams of Kirby; two daughters and sons-in-law, Becky and Joseph David Cogburn of Caddo Gap and Beverly and Wade Whisenhunt of Amity; one son, Daniel Adams of Glenwood; nine grandchildren, Aubrie Dillard, Bryan (Tori) Walker, Gregory (Reagan) Walker, Taylor Adams, Christopher (Jessica) Whisenhunt, Nancy Whisenhunt, Elizabeth Lujan, Susan Harris and Alice Medina; ten great- grandchildren, Alexis, Ashton, Josalyn, Dustin, Tiora, Halle, Joseph, Darren, Caylin and Preston; three sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Laverne Hawkins of Glenwood, Twyla and Travis Buck of Arkadelphia and Vicki and Bob Winnes of McCaskill; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 11, 2017, in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Glenwood with Bro. John McAnally and Bro. Jack Herring officiating.

Visitation will be held Wednesday evening, 6:00 p.m.until 8:00 p.m.

Interment will be in the Sweet Home Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bryan Walker, Gregory Walker, Christopher Whisenhunt, Brady Adams, Cody Winnes, Jarrod Ryan, Troy Buck and Adam Buck.

Honorary pallbearers will be Barbara Taylor, JoAnn Herring, Martha May and the 1955 Class of Amity High School.

Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

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