John Leon Adams, 83, of  Braxton, MS passed away Sunday, June 13th, at his residence. John was born in Cedar Grove, TN on November 9, 1926, a son of the late Lela Mae (Pressley) and Everett  Adams.  He is survived by his wife, Ruby Lee (Anderson) Adams.  A retired cabinet maker, John is also survived by: four daughters, Margaret Duncan, of Southaven, MS; Lilly Adams, of Memphis, TN; Frances Adams, of Texas; and Kathryn McMillan, of Braxton, MS; two sons, Hilton Adams, of Madison,  Gary Adams, of Braxton.   John is survived by a brother, Vernon Adams, of Cedar Grove, TN., and 18 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son, John.

Visitation is Saturday, June 19, 2010, from 9 am to 10 am.  at Braxton Methodist Church, with services following at 10:00 am.  Rev.  Maurice Bryant officiating.   Burial in Braxton cemetery.