Adam Church

July 27, 1935September 3, 2010

VINTON - Adam T. Church, 75, died at 5:55 a.m. Friday, September 3, 2010, in his home.

Adam was a native of Orange, TX, and lived in Vinton for 28 years. He attended the First Baptist Church of Vinton. He was a Mason and a Shriner. Adam loved to fish.

Survivors include his loving wife of 28 years Rita A. Church of Vinton; daughters, Angela Bussy and her husband Jeff of North Liberty, IN, and Janet Church of Livingston, TX; sons Michael Church and his wife Karen of Port Arthur, TX, and Troy Church and his wife Lea of Kingwood, TX; stepsons Richard Williamson and his wife Mindy of Nederland, TX, Ricky Williamson and his wife Ruby of Deweyville, TX, Russell Williamson and his wife Brenda of Vinton, and Robby Williamson and his wife Amanda of Orange, TX; 25 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his son Benjamin Thomas Church and his stepson Randall Keith Williamson. His funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Vinton. Burial will be in Big Woods Cemetery under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of Vinton. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until time of service Monday in the church.


  • Funeral Service Monday, September 6, 2010
  • Visitation Sunday, September 5, 2010

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Denise Steen

September 10, 2010

Dear Angie and Rebecca and Family,

You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Cherish special and beautiful memories and I promise you time will ease the pain.


Aesha Shabazz

September 9, 2010

Wow, was Papa Handsome!!!!! He's now a Regal Angel to watch over us all...

Aesha Shabazz

September 7, 2010

Dearest Mrs. Buysse and Ms. Mashon,

We Love You and are Praying for Peace for you and your family.

Aesha, Chaz, Cherish, Chance, Troy and Chase Shabazz

September 7, 2010

So very sorry for your loss. If there is anything I can do please let me know.You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Denise Johnson

Gina Piraccini

September 6, 2010

Angie and Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. I wish you comfort knowing that your father is at peace.

SBCSC Principal's Association

September 6, 2010

Angie, Rebecca and Family,
Our prayers are with you always, but especially during this time of great loss. May you find comfort in knowing you are surrounded by friends!

Deb & Rick Martin

September 6, 2010

Angie and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and always. May you find comfort and support within the love of your family and friends. God Bless!

Donna & Ed Beasley

September 6, 2010

Angie & family,
Our prayers are with you at the time. Please lean on your friends as you mourn the loss of our father and grandfather.

Melonie Szymkowiak

September 6, 2010

Angie, Jeff and family-Please know how much you are loved and how deeply your loss is felt by all. Sharing in your Sorrow, With deepest Sympathy,

Jim & Mel Szymkowiak

Jennifer Niezgodzki

September 6, 2010

Angie & Family,

My family said many prayers for your family this weekend, especially at church today. Our prayers go out to you and your entire family. If you need anything, please do not hesitate to ask. Jennifer Niezgodzki & Family, (South Bend, IN)