Willie L. Adams

July 5, 1920April 18, 2012


MACON – Willie L. Adams, 91, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the Georgia War Veterans Home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, April 23, 2012 at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street with burial in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens. The Rev. Bill Torrance will officiate. The family will meet friends from 2 p.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Georgia War Veterans Home, 2249 Vinson Highway, SE, Milledgeville, GA 31061.

Mr. Adams, son of the late William Jackson Adams and Annie Leola Ryles Adams, was born in Milledgeville. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II. Mr. Adams was a foreman and heavy equipment operator with Burns Brick Co. He was of the Baptist faith and loved to hunt and fish.

He will be missed by the family he adored, his sons, Jerry L. (Jaymie C.) Adams of Macon and Ronald D. (Janet B.) Adams of Jefferson, GA; his daughter, Susan A. (Jimmy L.) Cox of Macon; six grandchildren, Jerry L. Adams, Jr., James Scott (Sue) Adams, Candy (Michael) Taylor and Christy (Derrick) Knight, all of Macon and Camille (John) King of Denver, NC and R. Jason (Lynel) Adams of Gainesville; ten great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Jane Torrance of Centerville and Anne Amos of Macon and several nieces and nephews.

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Snow’s Memorial Chapel Funeral and Cremation Services, Cherry Street has charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Monday, April 23, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 23, 2012

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Lynel Adams

April 24, 2012

" Pepaw, you will be missed and not forgotten. A man of honor, a kind and humble heart unlike any. I am truely blessed to have married into your meet, share, learn, smile, love, a wonderful pepaw"

Candy Taylor

April 24, 2012

"Pop" set the standard of what a man, husband, father and grandfather should be. There will never be another like him. All my love and respect!!

Traci Gianfrancesco

April 23, 2012

"Pop", you were a kind man. You will be missed!! You and Mema hold a very special place in my heart. Thank you for the wonderful memories.

Stacy Adams Burnsed

April 22, 2012

To all of "Uncle Bill's" immediate family I send the biggest sympathy...and Uncle Bill I willl always love will be missed so much!

lee adams

April 20, 2012

You will be missed, loved and thought of the rest of my life. You taught me a lot about life and not only were you a great granddad but a great friend. I will cherish the memories but I know you're in a better place. I will always try to be the man you were. Love you pop. Leebo.

Donna Fulton

April 20, 2012

Susan and her brother, I am truly sorry to hear about your father. My father thought the absolute world of him. He worked for him for many years at Burns Brick. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Donna (Griffin)Fulton