Bernice Gates Adams, 95, of Warren, died on April 24, 2016 at Chapel Woods in Warren.
She was retired from Potlatch Corporation and a member Banks Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Adams was born February 9, 1921, at Gravelridge and was the daughter of the late Willie Ted Gates and Mable Dailey Gates.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in deathe by her husband, Barney Adams; four brothers, Alva Gates, Jimmy Gates, Ernie Gates and Willie Gates; and three sisters, Ethel Johnson, Marie Osborn and Evelyn McMurry.
Survivors are two sons, Danny Adams of Banks and Bobby Adams of Sheridan; two daughters, Glenda Adams of Hermitage and Susan Adams Hall of Rayville, Louisiana; a sister, Noma Kitchens of Banks; 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral service will be held on April 26 at 2 p.m. at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Sidney McGraw officiating. Burial will be at McFarland Cemetery at Banks under the direction of Frazer’s Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Darren Adams, Bobby Ray Adams, Laith Adams, David Barnett, Jr., Justin Hall and Kyle Holley. Honorary pallbearers were Jackie West, Steve Parnell, Steven Dawkins and Clifford Gates.