James Wiley Adams

April 20, 1935November 18, 2013

James W. Adams, age 78, of Hixson, TN, passed away on November 18, 2013 at his home James was a graduate of Central High School. He retired from Chattanooga City Police force on December 30, 1988. James was the president of A-1 Barricades. He was an avid big orange fan.

James is preceded in death by his mother and father John H. and Eulah Adams James is survived by his wife Betty Adams; daughter Cherie (John) Carr’; granddaughter Nicki Carr; three brothers Jerry, Ronnie and Terry Adams; step-children Brenda (Ken) Silvey, Connie ( Raymond) Bennett, Carney ( Norma) Freeman and Steve Freeman

The family will be receiving friends on Thursday, November 21 from 5-7 pm and Friday, November 22 from 12- 1 pm at Chattanooga Funeral Home-North Chapel The funeral service for Mr. Adams will be conducted at 1 pm on Friday, November 22 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Wayland Stewart officiating Interment to follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, Highway 153, Hixson, Tennessee 37343. Please share your thoughts and memories at


  • Visitation Thursday, November 21, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, November 22, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 22, 2013

James Wiley Adams

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Jackie & Libby Broome

November 22, 2013

Our prayers & thoughts go with the family in this time of sorrow. The Broome family from Florida