Sam Adams, 63, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2011, in Jackson. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at 6 pm at Brandon Assembly of God in Brandon.  Food and fellowship will follow.

 Mr. Adams was a long time resident of Florence.   He was a loving husband and father, a devoted papaw, and a true Christian friend to all.

Mr. Adams is preceded in death by his father, Mode Adams, and a brother, Tommy Adams.   Survivors include: his wife, Judy; children, Scott Adams (Georgia), Johnathan Adams (Rebecca), Pat Powers, Paul Powers, and Amy Huff (Keith); mother, Pauline Adams; sisters, Jean Underwood (John), Gerrie Gregg, Janice Valentine, Cathy Cox, and Barbara Cox (Mike); grandchildren, Amber, Haley, Samantha, Pete, Faith, and Hope Adams, Jay Cheatham, Roman Powers (Lindsey) and Zachary Powers; and great grandchild, Kelsie Mabry.

 In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Liver Foundation online or by calling 1-800-GOLIVER.