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Bernie "Tommy" Adams

November 4, 1942 — March 22, 2021

Mr. Bernie Clarence “Tommy” Adams, 78, resident of Cornersville, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 22, 2021.

Born on November 4, 1942 in Lewisburg, he was the son of the late Bernie Milton Adams and the late Rosa Lee Agent Adams. Bernie was a longtime farmer and auto mechanic. An avid outdoorsman: he enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, and visiting the Smokey Mountains. Bernie loved his children and grandchildren, deeply. Mr. Adams was a member of New Life Church.

Survivors include his sons, Tim (Cindy) Adams of Lewisburg, Steve (Rachel) Adams of Cornersville; daughters, Kimberly (Tony) Burgess, Cindy Curry (Myron Edmondson), Stephanie (Eric) Wilson all of Cornersville; sisters, Teresa Patterson, Vanessa Adams; and twelve grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Christine Poole Adams; daughter, Jessica Adams; sisters, Ann Harris and Donna Jett; grandchildren, Chasity York and Casey Adams; and great-grandchild, Journey Crawford.

A Graveside Service will be conducted on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Short Cemetery with Pastor Richard Bradford officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital. Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family online at
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