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Obituaries

Obituaries

Leroy D. Adams 1919 - 2007 Lawrence

Services for Leroy D. Adams, 87, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mr. Adams died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born Nov. 21, 1919, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Tom and Jessie Skinner Adams. He lived in Lawrence for 46 years.Mr. Adams served in the U.S. Army during World War II.He was head of security at Hercules for 33 years before retiring. He was a member of Elm Grove Baptist Church.He married Hilda Coffey on April 20, 1949, in Fort Scott. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a daughter, Connie Mock, Springfield, Mo.; and two grandsons, Devon DeShazo and Dustin Smith.A daughter, Judy Ann Smith, two sisters and three brothers preceded him in death.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Adams.