Sidney C. Adams, age 79 of Murfreesboro, died Wednesday at his home. He was a native of Rutherford County and the son of the late Loyd and Mary Cook Adams. He was preceded in death by his first wife Dorothy Messick Adams, a son Mark Adams, sisters Betty Sanford and Nancy Batey.
Mr. Adams is survived by his wife Mary Katherine Simpson Adams; a son Todd Adams and his wife Karen of Murfreesboro; daughter in law Kim Adams of Chattanooga; a sister Jane Johnson and her husband Chuck of Killen, AL; step-son Ron Simpson and his wife Susan of Murfreesboro; step-daughter Melanie Whitaker and her husband Jackie of Murfreesboro; grandchildren Sydney and Hannah Adams, Josh and Jonathan Adams, Shannon Bevins, Ali Simpson, Matt and Lauren Whitaker, great-grandchildren Olivia and Turner Bevins.
Mr. Adams was a member of North Boulevard Church of Christ. He was a 1953 graduate of Murfreesboro Central High School and received his BS degree from MTSU. He retired as an engineer from AEDC.
Active pallbearers will be Josh and Jonathan Adams, Ron Simpson, Jackie and Matt Whitaker, and Dustin Duggin. Honorary pallbearers will be Lane Johnson, Bill Bradbury, Tim Holder, Jason Kroll, Karl McKnight, Bruce Dean and Velton Jordan.
Funeral services will be 11:00am Monday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Reverends Dean Sisk and Charles McKnight and Todd Adams will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2:00 – 6:00pm Sunday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.
An online guestbook is available for Mr. Adams at www.woodfinchapel.com