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 www.DonateLifeGeorgia.org.
To sign the online register, please visit www.flanderspowellfuneralhome.com.
Flanders Powell Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Thomas
“Tommy” Sidney Adams.