Rodney Sheilds Adams

January 24, 1957October 30, 2012

ADAMS, Rodney Shields, age 55 of Maryville, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. He worked for many years as a long distance truck driver. Preceded in death by parents, Joe W. and Helen Cagle Adams; sisters, Patricia Adams and Brenda Watkins. Survived by son, Bradley Adams, whom he loved very much; sisters and spouses, Jodean and Jimmy Seal, Marcella and Steve Sims. Also survived by special nephew and caregiver, Eddie Dockins; nephews, David Dockins, Jason and Justin Seal, Chris and Chad Sims. Special thanks to his neighbors for their help in caring for him. Memorial service will be on Sunday, November 4, 2012, at Salem Baptist Church at 2:00 pm, with Pastor Toby Downey officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, send donations to the American Cancer Society, 871 N. Weisgarber Rd., Knoxville, TN., 37909. Condolences may be offered at


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Linda Young

November 1, 2012

I'm so sorry to hear about Rodney we lived down from him Joe and Helen for several years and Rodney was a good friend Linda Douglass

Tina Ridings

November 1, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss. Rodney rents an apartment from the business I work for. I enjoyed our talks out on his front porch. He was a friendly and caring person and I am so glad I got the chance to know him. I am sorry he has left us, but glad that he is no longer suffering.