Anthony Earl Adams

Published 2:58 pm Friday, June 19, 2015

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Shorts Chapel CME Church for Mr. Anthony Earl Adams, 51, who died Wednesday, June 3, at his residence. Rev. Dana Turner officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Anthony Adams was born to the late Hollis Earl and Dorothy Adams in Jefferson Davis County, MS. He was a member of Shorts Chapel CME Church where he served as superintendent of Sunday school, board of stewards, usher, choir member and played bass guitar.

He was a a 1982 graduate of Bassfield High School and worked at Sanderson Farms for several years and later started his own trucking business, A & L Express Trucking.

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Mr. Adams was married to Jillquinette Loftin and to this union, three sons were born.

He is survived by wife, Jillquinette; sons, Anthony (Arianna), Malcolm and Leonard Adams; five sisters, Phyllis Polk of Prentiss, Patricia D. Adams, Sharon Adams, Lisa (Robert) Bohannon and Erica Adams all of Carson; two brothers, Hollis Ray and Derrick Adams both of Carson; one grandson, JaMarius Graves; one god-daughter, Jasmine Adams of Bassfield; one god-sister, Sandra Adams of Bassfield; many other relatives and friends.