Theodore Joe Adams, 85, of Paragould, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020. He was born October 26, 1934, in Paragould, to the late Theodore and Edna Adams. Ted graduated from Paragould High School in 1953. He proudly served his country in the Army and was a supervisor at Ed White, Jr. and Frolic Footwear. Golfing, fishing, hunting, and cheering on the Razorbacks were among his favorite activities. Ted was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
Ted was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Alene Rowe, Juanita Thomason, Oneda Powers, Peggy Farley, and Jim Adams; and a special brother in law, Norman Farley.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanean Adams of the home; son, Lee Adams of Paragould; daughter, Kelly (Philip) Dunn of Paragould; grandchildren, Alex (Dylan) Barnett of Jonesboro, and Abby Dunn of Paragould; and brother, Bob Adams of Lansing, Michigan.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Stacy Noel and Dr. Aaron Thompson and clinic staff, the staff of Rector Nursing Home, the staff of AMMC, and the staff of Phillips Funeral Home.
If one wishes to make a memorial, Ted would be honored by contributions to East Side Baptist Church, 314 West Kingshighway, or GCT Education Foundation, 5413 West Kingshighway, in honor of his grandchildren, Abby Dunn and Alex Dunn Barnett.
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