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John Quincy Adams
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John Quincy Adams, 82, of Petal died November 21, 2017 at his home. Services will be Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Petal followed by burial in Bennie Hensarling Cemetery. Mr. Adams was a member of First Baptist Church in Runnelstown. He served in the U.S. Army and retired in 1985 as Chief of Police for the City of Hattiesburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mattie and Doc Adams; his son, John Payne Adams; three sisters, Evelyn Hodges, Dones Smith and Annie Pearl Moak and three brothers, Marvin Adams, Oscar Adams and Ones Herman Adams. He is survived by his wife, Hilda Adams of Petal; three sons and daughters-in-law, John Phillip and Lynette Adams of Petal, Jonathan Patrick and Lisa Adams of Jacksonville, FL and John Prentiss and Miranda Adams of Lake City, FL; eleven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Moak and Rosel Sterling both of Bogue Chitto, MS and one brother, Edward Adams of Fordice, ARK. Visitation will be Friday, November 24, 2017 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Petal.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Moore Funeral Service - Petal

789 East Central Ave.
Petal, MS 39465





11:30 AM
Moore Funeral Service - Petal

789 East Central Ave.
Petal, MS 39465

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Bennie Hensarling Cemetery

Highway 42.
Petal, MS 39465


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