Mabel "Bood" Adams, 84, of Lake City died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at her residence. She was born in Black Oak and was a lifetime resident of Lake City. She was a homemaker and a member since 1943 of Prairie Missionary Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and a church clerk secretary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Buford Adams in 1995; a son, Dwight "Ike" Adams; her parents, Truman Smith and Mollie Myrtle Bost Smith; two brothers, Harvey "Hode" Smith and Herbert "Jolly" Smith; and three sisters, Minnie Fortenberry, Honey Adams and Millie Morris.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Marcella and Charles Hale of Lake City; a daughter-in-law, Ginger Adams of Jonesboro; a brother, Houston "Preacher" Smith of Paragould; three sisters, Bess Nall of Lake City, Margie Skinner of Flint, Mich., and Lillian "Short" Robbins of Jacksonville, Fla.; three grandchildren, Annette Mann of Lake City and Tammy Griffin and Amy Metcalf, both of Jonesboro; five great-grandchildren, Kathy Faulkner and James Mann of Lake City, Justin Griffin, Hannah Griffin and Amber Metcalf, all of Jonesboro; two great-great-grandchildren, Allison Mann and Drake Faulkner.
A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Pine Log Cemetery with Rev. David Short officiating. Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.
Active pallbearers were Allen Fortenberry, Leo Fortenberry, Elton Smith, Dale Smith, Larry Nall, Jim Robertson and Leonard Nelson.
Honorary pallbearers were Bud Mann, Jamie Faulkner, Doug Griffin, Justin Griffin and James Mann.
The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider St. Bernards Hospice 2813 Forrest Home Road, Jonesboro, or the Pine Log Cemetery Association.
To sign online guest book log on to www.emersonfuneralhome.com.