Mon., Mar. 6, 1978
Mrs. Lela Adams, 77, of 313 Norton St., died Sunday at 11:55 a.m. in City Hospital following an illness of several years.
A lifelong resident, Mrs. Adams was born here Dec. 22, 1900, a daughter of James Batey and Adella Walker Batey.
Her husband, Levi Adams, died Feb. 12, 1962.
Survivors include four sons, Richard Byers and Ralph Byers, both at home, Harry Tomas Byers of Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., and Edward Byers of Charlotte, N. C.; a daughter Mrs. Edythe Manfull of Erwin, Tenn.; a sister, Mrs. Mary Lott of Richmond, Va., and sic grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. from the Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. H. Gene Toot of the Trinity United Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday afternoon and night