Tilford Lee Adams

Tilford Lee Adams, 84, of Stanford, Indiana, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 10:00am at the Bloomington Hospital. A heart attack took him from this life to be with his Lord, Jesus. Born September 03, 1927 in Bloomington, Indiana to Carl and Mary (Bell) Adams. He was married to his sweetheart Irene (Hawkins) Adams for 59 ½ years who survives him. He is also survived by a sister, Mary Jones of Shelbyville, Indiana; 2 sons; Greg (Paula) Adams, Mark (Jane) Adams; 4 grandsons; Jared (April) Adams, Josh (Brooke) Adams, Jacob (Leeza) Adams and Jonathan Adams and 4 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers and 6 sisters. Tilford served Jesus for 42 years and attended the Ellettsville Assembly of God Church. He also served in the Air force Ground Core. He will be missed by a host of extended relatives and friends. A Funeral service will be held at the Ellettsville Assembly of God Church on Tuesday, September 27, at 2:00pm. Burial will follow at the Greene County Chapel Cemetery. Friends may visit the family at Day Funeral Home on Monday, September 26 from 2pm-8pm. Memorial contributions can be sent to the Ellettsville Assembly of God Church for the building fund. Online condolences may be given at Day Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Arrangements under the direction of Day Funeral Home, Bloomington, IN.


  • Visitation Monday, September 26, 2011
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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September 17, 2012

Dearest Irene,

My thoughts are with you and your family, at this one year anniversary of Tilford's death.
Love, Ingeborg

July 20, 2012

Harold Bender sends his condolences. Irene, please stay in touch.

Diana Wise

October 6, 2011

I can't begin to express our loss, with the passing of Uncle Tilford. He was such a rock for me to lean on and has been there for me and our family through many years. He taught me and sis a lot growing up and then tahe boys came along and he shared his wit and wisdom with them. Some of our best memories are from the Bloomington trips. Much love to you Aunt Irene, who is one of my two favorite women. Your strength and love of God will one day reunite you with him and our Lord.. God Bless, Love Diana, Indianapolis

Lana Carey

October 3, 2011

I am so sorry to hear the news of Tilford's passing. Irene, I loved the two of you and learned so much by watching your walks walk with the Lord. My thoughts and prayers will continue for you and family. God Bless

Charlie DeHart

September 29, 2011

So Sorry to hear about Bro Adams passing. I remember him fondly from my years in Bllomington and the 1st Assembly of God.

The family will be in my prayer.

Todd Deckard

September 26, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Tim & Inga Crim

September 26, 2011

Dearest Irene and Family,

Needless to say, your Tilford will be greatly missed by all; he was a sincere and very non-judgemental human being. For these and many other wonderful traits, I always thought highly of him. Even though Tim did not know your Tilford for long, he too admired Tilford's way of living.
Over the coming months, Tim and I will think of all of you often and of Uncle Tilford fondly.
Aunt Irene, thank you so much for the picnic you hosted in August of this year; because of you, my dad will have a wonderful memory of one last summer afternoon with his cousin.

We Love You, Tim and Inga Crim