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Ellis E. Adams

June 17, 1916 - April 30, 2013
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Ellis E. Adams, 96, of Avilla, has gone to be with his Lord and Savior on April 30, 2013. He was born June 17, 1916 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son of the late Clyde and Belvia (Martin) Adams. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII where he was held as a Prisoner of War. He later worked and retired from Indiana Michigan Power as a linesman and a dispatcher. He enjoyed working on cars and going to the races. Ellis was a deeply spiritual man and a member of Liberty Mills Church of the Nazarene. Surviving him is a son, Wesley Adams of Kimmell; sisters, Delores Byall and Berniece Buckle; grandchildren, Deborah Adams, Cathy (Jim)...
Ellis E. Adams, 96, of Avilla, has gone to be with his Lord and Savior on April 30, 2013. He was born June 17, 1916 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son of the late Clyde and Belvia (Martin) Adams. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII where he was held as a Prisoner of War. He later worked and retired from Indiana Michigan Power as a linesman and a dispatcher. He enjoyed working on cars and going to the races. Ellis was a deeply spiritual man and a member of Liberty Mills Church of the Nazarene. Surviving him is a son, Wesley Adams of Kimmell; sisters, Delores Byall and Berniece Buckle; grandchildren, Deborah Adams, Cathy (Jim) Griffis, Rebecca (Thomas) Clendenen, Laurie (Dave) Beck, Cynthia (Randy) Christo, Janet Wagoner, and Mike (Ann) Adams; 14 great grandchildren; nine great great grandchildren; and daughters in law, Dianna Adams and Donna Adams, both of Fort Wayne. Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his wife, Josephine Adams; son, Kenneth Adams; three brothers and one sister. A funeral will be held Friday, May 3, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Provena Sacred Heart Home, 515 North Main Street, Avilla, Indiana, 46710 with visitation 1 hour prior. Burial will be at Lindenwood Cemetery. Preferred memorials may be made to Provena Sacred Heart Home or Liberty Mills Church of the Nazarene.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you and our families...Deb, Cathy, Becky and Cindy, I am so sorry to hear about your loss...Mr. Adams I know this..." Vicki Roth (Ft. Wayne, IN)

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ELLIS E. ADAMS, 96, of Avilla, has gone to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Born June 17, 1916, in Fort Wayne, he was the...

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