Jimmie Adams Sr.


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Posted Online: Feb. 08, 2013, 7:04 pm
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Jimmie Lee Adams Sr., 69, of Rock Island, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital, Davenport.
Services are 1 p.m. Monday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030, 7th Ave., Rock Island, where visitation will be one hour prior to services. Interment will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill. Memorials may be made to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 



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