James Jimmy B. Adams Jr.

October 9, 1944July 16, 2011

James B. (Jimmy) Adams, Jr., 66 of Roswell left this world to meet his Lord on July 16, 2011, after a long battle with cancer. Jimmy was born in Hartwell and raised in Clarkston where he lived, attended school, college, and was a member of Clarkston Baptist Church. He started his career by working in a locally owned small grocery, Harrison’s, for most of his school years. Later he worked in the aircraft tire business with Mr. Herbert Gordy and then owned and operated Adams Tire Sales in Roswell. Jimmy was a wonderful husband, loving father, son, and brother and will be missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 47 years. Jean Burton Adams, two sons and daughter-in-laws, James B. Adams III of Roswell, Carol Adams of Woodstock; Keith B. Adams and his wife Shea of Marietta; four grandsons; James B. Adams IV of Woodstock, Tyler Adams, Tanner Adams, and Thatcher Adams of Marietta. He is also survived by his beloved mother Mary Sadler Adams and sister Elaine McDearis both of Calhoun, mother-in-law Catherine Burton of Roswell, sister and brother-in-laws Barbara ad Walter Duncan of Marietta, Judi Brown of Roswell, Joan Wood of Savannah, Wayne Burton of Woodstock, and nieces and nephews he loved very much. He was preceded in death by his father, James B. Adams, Sr., two brothers Charles Max Adams and Kenneth Larry Adams, sister-in-law Patti Harrell Adams, and his brother-in-law Jimmy D. McDearis. Services and interment will be held at Floral Hills Funeral Home and Memory Gardens on Lawrenceville Highway in Tucker, GA, Tuesday July 19, 2011 at 11 AM. The family will receive visitors Monday, July 18, 2011, from 6PM to 9PM. Please join us in celebrating Jimmy’s life by visiting Floral Hills Funeral Home, 770-491-3021.


  • Visitation Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 19, 2011

James Jimmy B. Adams Jr.

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July 22, 2011

Jean and family,
We are SO sorry for you loss. May God, your family, and friends give you comfort in the days to come.
Nancy Green and Carey Slater


July 21, 2011

To the family of mr. Adams, I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of Jesus at
Matthew 22:31-32 provide the family with comfort in a way that I cannot. God bless

Bob and Shirley DeBusk

July 21, 2011

Dear Jean, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family.

Lisa D Boling

July 20, 2011

Jimmy was a dear friend I came to know at the Roswell VFW location. He will surely be missed. May God bring you comfort during this difficult time. Love, Danny & Lisa Duke

David Holihan

July 18, 2011

Prayers for Jimmy and loving concern for Jean are what we all really mean as time goes forward.

C & C

July 18, 2011

God is good a stronghold in the day of distress" Nahum 1:7