Leon Cleveland Adams, 79 of Lawrenceville passed away on April 12, 2011. Leon was a Past Master and member of Lawrenceville Masonic Lodge #131 and a Noble in the Yaarab Temple Shrine. He was a supervisor at General Motors in their water testing division. He also served as a special deputy for Gwinnett County during the '70s. Mr. Adams was of the Baptist faith and attended Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, James & Ethel Adams; sisters, Kathryn Adams and Lillie Mae Johnson and brothers, Clifford Adams and John Otis Adams. He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Eva Adams; daughters and sons in law, Shirley and Doug Dillard of Baldwin and Joyce and Mike Brannan of Snellville; grandchildren, Jacque Dillard, Chip and Cynda Dillard, Jay and Andrea Dillard, Marty Brannan, Mark and Melissa Vickery; great grandchildren, Luke and Audrey Grace Dillard and Tyler and Lyndsey Vickery. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Pastor Scott Cramer and Jay Dillard officiating. Interment will be at Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2:00pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.

View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline

Guestbook

  1. To the family we send our Prayers and Condolences to each and everyone ,We know this is a great loss, but Heavens gain and we all shall meet again on Heavens shores.
    God Bless
    The Eugene Campbell Family

  2. Shirley,
    My heart aches for your loss. Dads are so special. I will continue to hold you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of yourself.

  3. God Bless you all. I have fond memories of growing up next door to Leon. He and Eva always treated my brother and I more like family than neighbors.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sorry we could not make it to the service from New Orleans on short notice. We Love You All.

  5. Joyce and Shirley, I am so sorry for your loss. We just lost our Dad, you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love Anita Cheek Burch

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook