Martha Tay Adams

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Martha Tay Adams, 81, passed

away Thursday morning, Feb. 7,

2013 at her residence in Walnut

Springs. Funeral services were

held Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Walnut

Springs Baptist Church with

Brady Dempsey and Chaplain Steve

Durbin officiating. Interment was in

the Oak Grove Cemetery in Walnut


Mrs. Adams was born Sept. 8, 1931 in Philadelphia,

Miss., in the Bond Community, to Oscar E. Daniels and

Emma Sue McKay Daniels. On Sept. 1, 1956 she married

Billy Joe Adams.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Walnut

Springs Baptist Church. She and her husband lived in Angleton,

for nearly 40 years until moving to Walnut Springs

in 1990.

Survivors include husband, Billy Joe Adams of Walnut

Springs; daughters, Beverly Huffman and husband, Mike,

of Walnut Springs; Patricia Bland of Angleton; grandchildren,

Amanda Cumberland Goyer and husband, Justin,

Todd Cumberland, Mindy Huffman Davis and husband,

Matt, Kelly Huffman Worrell and husband, Cody, Brandon

Adams, and James Hardin; great-grandchildren, Kelby, Emily,

Lily, Noah, Russell, and Ava; and a number of nieces,

nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and

Emma Sue Daniels; sons, Reggie Cumberland and Don

Cumberland; and brothers, Jack, Dudley, and Percy Daniels.

Pallbearers were Billy Adams, Scotty Adams, Luke Page,

James Hardin, Lonnie Adams, and Mike Warnick

Condolences may be offered to Mrs. Adams’ family at Lawson Funeral Home of

Meridian was in charge of arrangements.

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