James Cartlton

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Mr. James Carlton Adams, Sr., age 87, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in Marlin, Texas. Funeral service will be Saturday, August 11, at 10:00 a.m. at Adams Funeral Home in Marlin with Reverend Curtis Holland officiating. Burial to follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 10, at Adams Funeral Home in Marlin. Carlton was born August 19, 1930 to John Q. Adams and Ruby L. (Mooney) Adams in Franklin, Texas. He was a longtime resident of Marlin. Carlton married Sue Hardy and celebrated 53 years of marriage. He retired from Star Tex Propane as a service man in 1996. Carlton loved being outside whether it be deer hunting, farming or working with his cattle. Carlton is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Curtis Adams; son-in-law’s, Otis Wilson and Jerry Christian; and great-grandson, Gaige Burnett. Survivors include his wife, Sue Adams of Marlin; daughters, Nancy Wilson, Wanda Grote and husband, Lynn and Connie Christian all of Marlin; sons, James Adams Jr. and wife, Lori of Marlin, Billy Adams of Kosse and Bobby Ray Adams of Dallas; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank Dr. Crockett and the staff at Golden Years Nursing Home for the loving care given to their father

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