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Rev. Travis Adams, 81, Columbia, KY (1934-2016)

He was a retired minister and farmer. Rev. Adams was an Army veteran and a member of the Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church. He was a former deputy sheriff for Adair County and a former Methodist minister at several area churches. He was a member of a highly regarded NE Adair County, KY family. He was the son of the late Jessie Wilmer and Elizabeth Shaw Adams. His wife of over 62 years, RoseAnn Sapp Adams, survives. He leaves 23 direct and two step living descendants.

U.S. VeteranRev. Travis Adams of Columbia, KY passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY. He was 81 years old.

Funeral services are 10amCT/11amET, Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Chaplain Joe White officiating. Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, with military honors by the Casey County Honor Guard. Visitation is 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Monday, March 14, 2016 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be members of the Casey County Honor Guard.


Rev. Travis Adams, 81, Adair County, KY (1934-2016)


Born March 18, 1934, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR, he was the son of the late Jessie Wilmer and Elizabeth Shaw Adams. He died Sunday, March 13, 2016, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 81 years, 11 months, and 24 days.

He was a retired minister and farmer. Rev. Adams was an Army veteran and a member of the Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church. He was a former deputy sheriff for Adair County and a former Methodist minister at several area churches. Survivors include his beloved wife, Rose Anna Sapp Adams, whom he married February, 6, 1954, and the following:
  • A son: Darrell (and Lynn) Adams of Columbia, KY

  • Two daughters, Linda Sue (and C.J.) Bell of Liberty, KY; and Sharon Kay (and Gary) Miller of Dunnville, KY

  • A step-son: Donald (and Suzi) Overstreet of Sonora, KY

  • A step-daughter: Wanda (and Roger) Abell of Columbia, KY

  • Ten grandchildren

  • Ten great-grandchildren

  • A brother: Kenneth (and Betty) Adams of Campbellsville, KY

  • Aister: Joyce Blair of Columbia, KY
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Jessie Adams and sister, Diana Lemmon.

Send condolences to the family of Rev. Travis Adams

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Hospice of Lake Cumberland in memory of Rev. Travis Adams.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.


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