OBITUARY

James Elbert "Jim" Adams

June 15, 1947May 10, 2021
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James Elbert "Jim" Adams, age 73, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021. He was born June 15, 1947 in Whitesburg, Kentucky to the late Dorothy Juanita (Niece) Adams and Cossie Adams. Jim is also preceded in death by his brothers, Gary Adams, Woodrow Wilson Adams, and Johnny Adams. He retired from Beech Grove Schools in 2017 where he spent most of his time as custodian at Central. Jim was a jack of all trades and was always helping others with their projects. He loved spending time with his wife and family at their camp at Deer Creek Campground in North Vernon.

Jim is survived by his wife, Dee Adams; children, LeAnn Gibbs (Shane), James Lawson (Tania), Juanita Deennard, and Stephanie Adams Miller (Edward); siblings, Eddie Adams, Debbie Colvin, Ricky Adams, and Lisa Pray; and 11 grandchildren including, Zachry Gibbs, Zoey Gibbs, and JJ Lawson.

A memorial visitation for James will be held Friday, May 14, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Little & Sons Funeral Home, 1301 Main St, Beech Grove, Indiana 46107, followed by a memorial service at 5:00 PM.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.littleandsonsbeechgrove.com for the Adams family.

  • FAMILY

  • Cossie Adams, Father (deceased)
  • Dorothy Juanita (Niece) Adams, Mother (deceased)
  • Dee Adams, Wife
  • LeAnn Gibbs (Shane), Daughter
  • James Lawson (Tania), Son
  • Juanita Deennard, Daughter
  • Stephanie Adams Miller (Edward), Daughter
  • Eddie Adams, Brother
  • Debbie Colvin, Sister
  • Ricky Adams, Brother
  • Lisa Pray, Sister
  • Gary Adams, Brother (deceased)
  • Woodrow Wilson Adams, Brother (deceased)
  • Johnny Adams, Brother (deceased)
  • Zachry Gibbs, Grandchild
  • Zoey Gibbs, Grandchild
  • JJ Lawson, Grandchild

Services

  • Memorial Visitation

    Friday, May 14, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Friday, May 14, 2021

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Zorich Family

May 14, 2021

Sending our condolences for loss of your  loved one.

Georgetta Walker

May 14, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for the family.

stephanie miller

May 12, 2021

rip dad i love you

Sue Ray

May 11, 2021

Jimmy was a sweetheart. Will remember all times at camp and all the good times

Sheila & Jerry Thomas

May 11, 2021

So sad to hear of your dear friend Jimmy's passing. We sure are going to miss him at Deer Creek campgrounds. He was a very close neighbor and will be missed very much. Prayers to Dee and family for God to give you comfort knowing he is no longer in pain. Your in our thoughts and prayers. 💔😪🙌❤️

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