The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

August 9, 2012

Johnnie Adams

The Joplin Globe


Johnnie Lee Adams, age 47, Joplin, passed away at 10:07 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Mercy Hospital.  

Johnnie was born Sept. 12, 1964, in Columbia, Mo., to Pauline Happle Adams and the late Bill Adams. He has lived in the Joplin area the past 25 years.  

He worked in janitorial services at Joplin Health and Rehab for several years.  He had also worked in manufacturing for several companies. Johnnie was a member of Reinmiller Independent Baptist Church.  

Survivors include his mother, Pauline Adams, Joplin; his fiancé, Lavonna Williams, Joplin; his brothers and sisters, Mary Katherine Butler, St. James, Mo., Nancy Choate, Springfield, Mo., Norma Jean Howard, Steeleville, Mo., Lorna Gargus, Walla Walla, Wash., Roy Gargus, St. James, Peggy Sue Gargus, Columbia, Mike Gargus, Joplin, Marvin Gargus, Joplin, Peggy Manning, Webb City, Mo., Sam Gargus, Bentonville, Ark., Polly Tuttle, Springfield, and Sandra Woods, Fayetteville, Ark.; and many nieces and nephews.  

Johnnie has been taken for cremation. No formal services are planned.

Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.