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Joe K. Adams

October 22, 2013

Joe K. Adams
Funeral services for Joe K. Adams are 10:00 am, Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at Cookson First United Methodist Church. Viewing will be at Green Country Funeral Home in Tahlequah, OK on Tuesday Oct. 22, 2013. Officiating will be Brother Richard Tyler. Pallbearers are Jim Robinson, Scott Grabow, Mark Wolhart, Alan Greene, Charles Mosley, and Floyd Shatto. Honorary pallbearer is Weston Adams. Joe will be laid to rest in the Okmulgee Cemetery beside his mother under the care of Green Country Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at
Joe was born and raised in Okmulgee, Oklahoma and graduated there in 1951. He served in the Navy before moving to Phillips, Texas where he worked and retired for Phillips Petroleum Company. He moved back to Oklahoma in February of 1995, where he could properly root for the OU Sooners. Joe was and avid football fan and loved to play golf. He loved his home on the hill, the beauty of the lake, and nature that surrounded him.
Joe was preceded in death by his father, Melford Adams and his mother, Lillian (Woods) Adams.
He is survived by his wife, Velma (Ward) Adams; two daughters, Deanna Adams of Dallas, TX and Debra Zigmond of Fritch, TX; one son, Kelly Adams of Dallas, TX; three grandchildren, Weston Adams, Taylor Zigmond, and Katelyn Grabow.

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