Joy P. Adams

June 11, 1932 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 89)


Joy P. Adams passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021 at the age of 89.

Joy was born in Vicksburg, MS on June 11, 1932, the daughter of Robert Christopher Pettway and Lillie Hagan Pettway.  She retired from Haworth Home Health where she worked as a secretary.   She loved her poodles and flower and vegetable gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bobby Adams  and her sister Frances Meadows.

She is survived by her daughter Beth Porter (Stanley); son R. D. Forbes (Sharon); grandchildren Rhiannon Cannada (Dustin), Dustin Forbes, Steve Porter (Whitney); great-grandchildren Rebekah Cannada, Hannah Forbes, Ella Forbes, Avery Forbes, Gunnar Drake Forbes, Ainsley Cannada and Owen Cannada; Caleb, Connor, Easton, Noah, Colston and Camden Porter; sister Dorothy Fleming and nephew Ray Fleming; step-children Marcia Weaver and Joe Adams.

A visitation will be held from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 13, 2021, at Glenwood Funeral Home.  A graveside service will follow in Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery with Bro. Kent Campbell officiating the service.  

Pallbearers will be Steve Porter, Dustin Forbes, Dustin Cannada, Dave Jones, Ray Fleming and Charles Harrison.

Honorary pallbearers will be her special friends Maxine and Charles Jones; her caregiver Liz Junkins, Dr. Sam Pierce, the staff of Encompass Home Health and Hospice and all of her friends at Levi's.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Woodlawn Baptist Church Building Fund or the Macular Degeneration Foundation, P. O. Box 515, Northhampton, MA 01061-0515.

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September 13, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Glenwood Funeral Home
145 Highway 80
Vicksburg, MS 39180

Graveside service following visitation
September 13, 2021

Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery
191 Hwy 80
Vicksburg, MS 39180

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