Howard Adams, son of the late Joseph Clarence and Ethyl O'Brian Adams, was born on March 10, 1924, in Morehouse and died Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, at his home in Morehouse. Mr. Adams was a member of the First Oneness Pentecostal Church in Morehouse and a cut-off lumberman at Rowe Furniture for 38 years. On Jan. 20, 1951, in Piggott, Ark., he married Florence Stephens who survives of the home. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Sue Ann Moore of Benton, Ark., Gloria Jean Tucker of Dexter, Lemma Knuckles of Tyler, Texas, and Nila Vincent of Carlock, Ill.; one son, Bobby Adams of Oahu, Hawaii; one sister, Phyliss Earnheart of Piedmont; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston where services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Steve Pyles, Pastor of the Lighthouse United Pentecostal Church in Murphysboro, Ill. He will be assisted by Rev. Jimmy Vent, pastor of the First Oneness Pentecostal Church in Morehouse and Rev. Jay Emerson, pastor of the Apostolic Tabernacle in Benton, Ark. Interment followed in the Essex Cemetery.