Alice Ruth Adams

Published 12:07 pm Friday, January 19, 2018

Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Ruth Adams, 76, Bassfield, were held on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Holly Springs CME Church, Bassfield. Burial was in the Wheeler Cemetery, Bassfield.  Reverend Eddie Dixon officiated the services.  Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive, was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Adams died on Jan. 1, 2018.

The honorary pallbearers were Caprice Boothe, Henry Myers Jr., Damen Reese, Glen Reese, James Reese, and Michael Reese.

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The active pallbearers were Harold Adams, Wayne Adams, Braford Boothe, Johnny Reese, Kendrick Garner, Glen Reese, Jr., Randy Reese, and Johnny Adams. The flower bearers were her granddaughters.

Mrs. Adams was a lifelong resident of Jefferson Davis County. She was a member of Holly Springs CME Church.  She was affectionately known as “Pee” or “Rooster.”

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fannie Mikell Adams, and Bonnie Hayes;  special friend, Sylvester Garner; son, Johnny Lee Adams, and sister, Dorothy Holloway.

Survivors include, children, James (Shelia) Reese, Bassfield; Glen ( Louise) Reese, Silver Creek; Michal Reese and Damen Reese, Bassfield; two adopted sons,  Kendrick Garner, Dallas, Texas and Michal Reese, Jr., Bassfield; five daughters, Shirley ( Jerry) Reese, Bassfield, Patty (Ronald) Moore, Atlanta, Georgia, Sundie (Henry) Myers, Prentiss; Lourie Reese, Bassfield, and Melissa Herron, Prentiss; six sisters, Mamie Lee Keys, Joann Easterling, Belinda Adams, and Brenda Adams, all of Bassfield; Betty Thompson, Alabama, Vera Mae Thompson, Bogalousa, Louisiana; two brothers, Frank Adams, and Glen Adams, Bassfield; special uncle, and aunt, Lonnie and Bertha McLeod; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.