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Michael Adams

March 21, 1956 — November 6, 2020

Michael Wilson Adams, 64, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Diversicare in Amory. He was born on March 21, 1956in Cook County, IL to Odeen Wilson and Minnie Eugenia Davidson Adams. Michael was a graduate of Amory High School and he earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Mississippi State University. He taught high school for 11 years in the Greenville school district. He was a huge supporter for MSU football but was also a devoted Dallas Cowboys fan. As an educator, he valued learning and would spend as much time as he could reading. Michael was a huge supporter of First Friends Respite Center and enjoyed the people in that ministry. His greatest delight was his family, his nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Becker Baptist Church where he participated in the choir and any other activity of the church. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home with Bro. Lloyd Minor and Bro. David Jay officiating. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include his sisters, Debbie White (Bobby) and Stephanie Moffett (Kenny) both of Becker; nieces and nephews, Eric White, Leah Pinkerton, Meredith Coto, Adrian Moffett, and Wesley Moffett; and friend, Will Johnson. He was preceded in death by his parents. Pallbearers will be Tim Adams, Eric White, Adrian Moffett, Wesley Moffett, Will Johnson, Kenny Moffett, and Bobby White. Honorary pallbearers will be Eli White and Gage Pinkerton. Visitation will on Sunday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be shared with the family online at clevelandmoffettfuneralhome.com Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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Visitation

Sunday, November 8, 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home

1604 MS-25, Amory, MS 38821

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Monday, November 9, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home

1604 MS-25, Amory, MS 38821

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