James Gilbert “Gib” Adams

On Friday, July 24, 2020, James Gilbert Adams, 86, passed away peacefully at his home
in Red Hill, Georgia. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.

He was known as Gib and Mr. Adams, but his grandchildren called him JG.
Gib served as an Air Force mechanic from January 23 rd , 1953 until March 6 th , 1956. After attending school at Reinhardt College and the University of Georgia, he graduated with a B.S. in Education. He retired from the Franklin County Board of Education after teaching for 36 years in Forsyth, Cherokee, and Franklin Counties. He coached middle school sports and Little League baseball for a number of years.

He was an avid fox and rabbit hunter, loved working in his garden, and loved listening to
the old country classics. He was a member of Allens Methodist Church and attended
Compassion Baptist Church. He taught Sunday school for a number of years and served
as a Sunday school superintendent.

Born January 11th, 1934, he was the son of the late Charles Andrew and Jewell Herndon
Adams. As the last member of his immediate family, he was the brother of the late
Charles Quincy Adams, Sarah Lee Adams Davis, John Hershel Adams, and Louise
Adams Sewell. He was also proceeded in death by a very special friend Don Caudell.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years Brenda Stowe Adams, his son Mark Adams, his
daughter and son-in-law Andrea Adams and Michael LaCount, and two grandchildren
Michaela Elaine LaCount and McKenzie Georgia LaCount; all of Red Hill, Georgia. He
is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Services will be Monday at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leon Carson.
Interment with Rev. Robbie Hill will be in Allens United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 until 7pm Sunday afternoon at the Ginn Funeral
Home.  During the visitation and service we respectively ask that friends please observe
guidelines established during this time. Flowers are optional. Those desiring may make
memorial donations to the Allens United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund or to
Compassion Baptist Church