Class of 1926

1924 PeromaSpurgeon Adams
Spurgeon Adams

Spurgeon Charles Adams

April 23, 1907 – September 26, 1959

Funeral services will be at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon in the First Baptist church for Spurgeon Charles Adams, 52, who died Saturday at his home in Alvin, Texas, following a heart attack suffered six weeks ago.

Rev. H. E. Alsup, pastor of the church, will officiate and burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery. Masonic graveside services will be conducted.

Adams was born April 23, 1907, at Loretto, Ky. He came to Noble county with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Adams, and lived on a farm northeast of Lucien. He moved into Perry with his parents in 1920 and was graduated from Perry high school in 1926.

He was a member of the 1925 football team which won the northwest conference and also attended Oklahoma State universtiy at Stillwater before entering oil field work which he followed until his death.

He was a 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; one daughter, Martha Jo Nichols of Tulsa, three grandchildren, five sisters, Mrs. Bretta Fry, Centerville, Ia; Mrs. Bertha Thompson, Chelan, Wash.; Mrs. Estelle Trible, San Antonio, Tex; Mrs. Fred Kruse, Perry, and Mrs. Iva Phillips, Wichita, and three brothers, Paul G. Admas, Santa Clara, Cuba; Joe H. Adams, Tulsa, and W. S. Adams. Perry.