2018-04-11 / Obituaries

Rhonda Adams


Rhonda Ellen Gessells Adams, 57, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Monday, April 2, 2018, at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala.

Mrs. Adams was born May 7, 1960, to the late Donald Eugene Gessells Sr. and Sarah Hilton Gessells. She was a homemaker and attended Flat Creek Baptist Church, Blakely.

Survivors include her husband, Jeffrey Scott Adams; two daughters, Kimberly Howerton- Gibson and husband, Samuel, of Mayhaw, Ga., and Sarah Howerton of Blakely; five sons, Anthony Saunders and wife Priscilla of Webb, Ala., Marcus Howerton and companion, Gabrielle Wilkerson of Blakely, James Rapozo of Springfield, Ill., Christopher Adams and fiancè Joanna Holmes of Blakely, and Charles Coby Adams of Blakely; two brothers, Donald Eugene Gessells Jr. and Richie Bert Gessell of Anchorage, Alaska; and eight grandchildren.

The funeral service was held Saturday, April 7, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Manry- Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home with Rev. Cory Thomas officiating.

Pallbearers were Victor Stokelin, Clay Poague, Mike Johnson, Chris Hall, Tim Poague and Chris Milner. Charles Brackin was an honorary pallbearer.

Burial was at Sowhatchee Cemetery.

Manry-Jordan- Hodges in charge of arrangements.

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