November 11, 1930 ~ June 21, 2021

Born in: Salyersville, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Morris M. Adams, 90, of Owensboro, passed away June 21, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Salyersville, Kentucky on November 11, 1930 to the late Carl M. and Vauda Penix Adams. Morris was a former member of the U.S. Army. He was an operator technician for Commonwealth Aluminum for 17 years. Morris was a member of the Apostolic Bread of Life Church. He enjoyed hunting, spending time with grandkids, carpentry, singing at church, and playing guitar and harmonica. He loved duct tape!

Along with his parents, Morris is preceded in death by his children, David Lee Adams, Linda Irene Kinison; and 5 siblings.

Morris is survived by his wife of 67 years, Hettie Adams; his children, Roger Dale Adams, Sr., Vicky (Eddie) Burks, Smoody (Tricia) Adams; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and his brother, Phillip Roger (Mary Ann) Adams.

Services will be 2:00 pm Friday, June 25, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow at Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Thursday, and again from 12:00 pm until the time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Adams. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Morris M. Adams and sign his virtual guestbook by going to


Visitation: June 25, 2021 3:00 pm - June 25, 2021 7:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Visitation: June 25, 2021 12:00 pm - June 25, 2021 2:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Service: June 25, 2021 2:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Burial Service: June 25, 2021 3:00 pm

Rosehill Cemetery
1300 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

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  1. Smoody and Trish,
    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Know you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Vicki Nelson

  2. Bobby and Nina Brannum sends their thoughts and prayers Bro. Adam’s taught our son to play the guitar he would sit on the front seat at church and follow as bro. Adam’s played I know youall will miss him but I’m sure you have lots of good memories

  3. Vicki & Smoody I so sorry to hear about the passing of your Father. Fly High King and take your place in Heaven.

  4. sending our love and prayers
    we are sorry to hear the loss of Bro Adams, praying you will find the peace and strength
    you need in knowing he is now in Heaven, and rejoicing with Jesus.
    Tommy & Sheila Williams

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