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Thomas "Tommy" Sidney Adams

November 30, 1953 — October 23, 2022


Ellabell - Mr. Thomas “Tommy” Sidney Adams, age 68, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022

at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Mr. Adams was born in Savannah, GA on November 30, 1953 to the

late O’Connor Hawkins “O.H.” Adams and Sarah Frost Adams Frawley. He was a master

carpenter for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 256 with over

20 years of service. His greatest career achievement was receiving the Southeastern of the United

States Apprentice of the Year award through his union. After his retirement from the union, he

was a contractor and cabinet maker. He was a long-time member of Ellabell United Methodist

Church and loved fishing, kayaking, and the outdoors on Lake Lorraine. Mr. Adams enjoyed

music, feeding his birds, woodworking, and gardening. His love and dedication was always to

his marriage, family, and friends. Through his gift to LifeLink of Georgia donation, Mr. Adams

has already given the gift of life to 3 individuals with anticipation of giving life changes to more.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Donald Emory Adams and two

sisters, Sarah Jacquelyn Adams Mitchell and Carolyn Nancy Adams.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Lois Elaine Howe Adams of Ellabell; two sons and

daughters-in-laws, Anthony Hawkins Adams and Nicole Adams of Knightdale, NC and Joshua

Howe Adams and Celeste Adams of Ellabell; one daughter and son-in-law, Amanda Ruth Adams

Norden and Frank Norden of Ellabell; one brother and sister-in-law, Ivy Ralph Frawley, Jr and

Carleen Frawley of Waverly Hall; two sisters and brothers-in-laws, Brenda Gail Frawley Sparks

and Ricky Sparks of Bloomingdale and Carolyn Jean Frawley Helms and Charles Helms of

Warner Robins; five grandchildren, Kaiden Tyler Adams, Anna Ruth Norden, Eli James Norden,

Jacob Andrew Norden, and Alex Joseph Chase and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be held 6-8 P.M. Friday, October 28, 2022 at Flanders Powell Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held 11 A.M. Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Ellabell United Methodist

Church. Interment will follow at 3:30 P.M. Saturday, October 29, 2022 in New Bethel Cemetery

in Riddleville, GA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to LifeLink of

Georgia at

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“Tommy” Sidney Adams.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, October 28, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Flanders Powell Funeral Home

197 S College St, Pembroke, GA 31321

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Funeral Service

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Ellabell United Methodist


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