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Obituaries for Oct. 26, 2008

Monday, October 27, 2008

George Roland Adams, 74, of the Cayce community in Hickman, Ky., died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor.

He was a member of Moscow Baptist Church where he had served as treasurer for 20 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a retired farmer.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton, Ky., with the Rev. Rudy Ring and the Rev. Brent Ballow officiating. Burial will be in the Cayce Methodist Church Cemetery in Cayce, Ky.

The family will receive visitors today at the funeral home from noon until service time.

Survivors include his wife, Glenda Howard (Ballow) Adams of the Cayce community; a daughter, Amber (Adams) Long and husband, Monty, of Dyersburg; a sister, Kathryn Roberson of Little Rock, Ark.; a brother, Raymond Adams of Fulton, Ky.; and two grandchildren, Abby Dean Long of Murfreesboro and Lexie Adams Long of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by a son, Robin Ballow Adams; his parents, Raymond Fredrick Adams and Flora May (Henry) Adams; and four brothers, Richard Adams, Robert Adams, Ralph Adams and Russell Adams.

The family requests that any memorials may be directed to the Moscow Baptist Church, 153 Arrington Rd., Clinton, KY 42031.


Trandon Parish, 24, of Memphis, formerly of Ripley, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008 at his residence.

Services were Saturday at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Henning with the Rev. William Jarrett officiating. Burial was in Elam Durhamville Baptist Church Cemetery in Ripley. Thompson's Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a daughter, Kahleiyuh Boyd of Memphis; his mother, Anita Taylor of Memphis; his father, Terry Parish of Memphis; a sister, Terika Parish of Memphis; and his grandparents, Wardell Parish and Wilbert Parish, both of Gates.