Melvin Edison "Ed Honey" Adams

Born: Sat., Jan. 6, 1934
Died: Fri., Feb. 5, 2010

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Melvin Edison "Ed Honey" Adams, 76, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at Major Hospital.

Born Jan. 6, 1934, in Pulaski County, Ky., he was the son of James Finley Adams and Anna Emily (West) Hamm. He married Ethel Oakley on July 28, 1954, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 11, 1994.

Survivors include son, Lloyd Wayne (wife, Joyce) Dyer of Shelbyville; daughters Carolyn (husband, Clarence) Duncan of Somerset, Ohio, and Betty (husband, Jack) Thurman of Edinburgh; sisters, Alleen Fetter and Mary Dilland, both of Ohio, and Brenda Adams of Kentucky; brothers, Russell (wife, Roberta) Adams, Lesley Adams, Elbert Adams, James Vernon "Jam Up" Adams and Oscar Cleo Adams, all of Kentucky; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, one sister, one son and one great-grandson.

Mr. Adams had worked in construction for Art & Greg Wheeler Construction.

He attended East Columbus Christian Church.

Mr. Adams was a U.S. Army veteran.

He enjoyed fishing and catching the right buy at the flea markets.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St., and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Moriah Baptist Church in London, Ky.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church, with the Rev. Elmer Oakley officiating.

Burial will be in the Mount Moriah Baptist Cemetery in London, with graveside military rites conducted.

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Vikki Wheeler
   Posted Mon February 08, 2010
Dear Betty, Jack and family,

I am so sorry to hear about Ed.
He was a good man and I felt like
he was part of my family. He always so good to my dad and after daddy passed he and I had some long talks. I will never forget asking him if he would like to have dad's church clothes and he stared crying. I wish I could be there, but you guys are in my thoughts and prayers. I am sure he and dad will be thrilled to see each other.
Love always, Vikki

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