Joe Henry Adams Jr., 74, of Brownwood, died in a Knox City hospital of Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009.

Mr. Adams will lie in repose at the Heartland Funeral Home of Comanche until his graveside service at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, with Bro. Jackie Auvenshine officiating. There are no plans for a family visitation.

Joe was born Aug. 5, 1935, in Eastland County to Joe Henry and Mary Olivia (Griffin) Adams. He lived in Brownwood for many years and recently worked as greeter at a large national retail firm.

He is survived by daughters, Marsha Grimes and Tine Lee Adams; son, Joseph H. Adams III.

He was preceded in death by parents Joe and Mary Adams.