Johnson Milligan Adams
May 9, 1856 – March 13, 1945
Rome News Tribune, Tuesday, March 18, 1945, page 2
J. M. Adams Dies at 88
J. M. Adams, 88, of 7 Wimpee Street, died in a local hospital this morning after an illness of six months.
Born in Cartersville, May 9, 1856, he spent most of his life in Rome, and was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife in 1921, and since that time he had made his home with his granddaughter, Mrs. Annie Belle Satterfield. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Amanda Snowden, of Fairfield, Ala., a brother, F. B. Adams of Kingston, 21 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the Chapel of the Jennings Funeral Home. The Rev. H. F. Joyner will officiate, and interment will be in the family cemetery near Spring Creek. Six grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Note: Johnson Milligan Adams, along with his wife, Lucy (Dawson) Adams and 6 of their children are buried in the Adams Family Cemetery in Bartow Co. near the Floyd Co. line.