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Holman Robert "Bob" Adams
Sep 29, 1890 - Jun 22, 1993
Posted by Glenn

Enid Morning News
June 1993

The funeral for Holman Robert "Bob" Adams, 102, will be at 1 PM Thursday at Memorial Christian Church in Tulsa. The Rev. Martin H. Davis will officiate. Burial will follow in Floral Haven Memorial Gardens at Broken Arrow, under direction of Henninger Allen Funeral Home.

He was born September 29, 1890, in Lancaster, Garrard County, Kentucky, to Moses and Minnie Kennedy Adams and died Tuesday, June 22, 1993, at Oklahoma Christian Home in Edmond. He had attended Preparatory College at Berea, Kentucky, and Oklahoma University, Norman. He served in the U. S. Army Infantry as a second lieutenant during World War I.

On February 3, 1920, he married Mary Kirkpatrick at Oklahoma City. They lived in Tulsa where he worked as a church financial accountant at First Christian Church. He later moved to California and Texas before returning to Tulsa around 1931. He worked as an accountant for Frank's Manufacturing Company.

In 1978, he moved to Enid to live with a daughter, then in 1984, moved to Oklahoma Christian Home.

Surviving are one son, Kirk of Tulsa; four daughters, Rosemary Kimball of Grangeville, Idaho, Gail Hamley of Leavenwood, Kansas, Rowena Poore of Enid and Marie Vaughn of Ponca City; one brother, Paul of Louisville Kentucky; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 1965, one brother and three sisters.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Memorial Christian Church, 2501 E. Archer, Tulsa.


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