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  • Gene Adams

  • May 4, 2010

MARENGO — Gene Adams, 71, of Marengo died at home May 2, 2010.

He was born April 24, 1939, in Perry County, Ky., to the late Ray and Evelyn (Young) Adams. Gene retired in 2005 after working 40 years with City Wide Supply Inc. as a sheet metal foreman. He was a former Marengo Volunteer Fireman.

Surviving are his wife, Billie W. (Addison); son, Craig Adams of Marengo; daughter, Daphne Engebritson of Reno, Nev.; three grandchildren; brothers, Archie Adams of Marengo, John Adams of Pulaskiville, Dan Adams of Iberia; sisters, Bonnie Moore of Centerburg, Aggie Adkins of Fredericktown, Shirley Hall and Dora Caudill of Marengo, Martha Newell and Mary Newell of Marion.

Friends may call Wednesday, 4 to 7 p.m., at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Graveside service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Bloomfield Cemetery, near Sparta, with Pastor Jeff Deel officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to his family for help with final expenses. Condolences may be expressed at

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