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Obituaries

January 2, 2013

Carroll Adams

COMMERCE — Dr. Carroll Adams, 82, passed away Dec. 27, 2012, in Greenville.

William Carroll was born on July 15, 1930, in Star City, Ark., to Allie L. and Ila Miles Adams. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and was in the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps in research and development.

He attended Lake Village Public Schools and graduated in 1948. William Carroll received his B.A. in 1951 at Arkansas State Teachers College (now University of Central Arkansas) and received his M.A. in 1953. Continuing his education, he received his Ph.D in 1963 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark.

In 1960 Dr. Adams joined faculty at East Texas State College (now Texas A&M University-Commerce). He taught full-time for 35 years and was named Professor Emeritus in 1998.

Dr. Adams is survived by his sister, Margaret Adams Smith of Little Rock, Ark., and a large number of nieces and nephews.

Dr. William Carroll Adams is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Arvel T. Adams; his three sisters, Mildred Adams Moseley, Allie Adams Salem and Reba Adams Mitchell; and his sister-in-law, Carolyn Craddock Adams.

Contributions may be made to Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 400 S. Church Street, Paris, Texas 75460; Trinity Episcopal Church, 703 W. Third Avenue, Pine Bluff Ark. 71601; Adams Endowment, Texas A&M University-Commerce, P.O. Box 3011, Commerce, 75429; or a charity of choice.

There will be no local services as Dr. Adams will be going home to Arkansas.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Commerce.

Online register and condolences are available at www.jones-walkerandson.com

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