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Joe L Adams

December 29, 1935 ~ January 18, 2018 (age 82)
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Joe Lewis Adams 82 of Lorain, went home to be with the Lord on January 18, 2018 in the Oak Hills Nursing Center following a lengthy illness. He was born in Riverview, Alabama coming to Elyria at an early age. He was employed with the City of Elyria Sanitation Dept. retiring after 35+ years of service. Joe was a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Elyria and enjoyed working on cars, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his daughter: Tammie Y. Jackson of Lorain and 4 grandchildren, sister: Emma Lois Adams of Lorain, special cousin: Doris Horton of Elyria and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his first wife: Ola Mae Washington-Adams and second wife: Roxie Adams, parents Jim Baker and Carrie Adams and brother Bruce Baker. Friends may call Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 (p.m.) noon in the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 632 West River Road. N., Elyria. Rev. Calvin Currie, Associate Minister will officiate. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Homes, Inc., 3001 Elyria Ave., Lorain, OH 44055. Online at

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