Holland Studdard Adams

Holland Adams, 76 of Rutledge, died November 3,2013. He was born in Social Circle on May 22, 1937 to Ralph David Adams and Eula Pearl Studdard Adams. He was retired from General Motors. Mr. Adams was a member of Social Circle First Baptist Church. He was an avid gardener and cook. Both of these talents were part of his ministry to his community. He always planted enough to share with others. He will long be remembered for his cheese straws and cinnamon rolls that he cooked for others. He also carried on the long tradition of cooking “Papa Studdard’s” barbecue. He loved his family and his church. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge. Mr. Adams is survived by his wife of 52 years, Alice Scott Adams and two children Hollie Chastain and Don and Jeffrey Adams; grandchildren, Heather Adams and Greg Johnson, Chelsea Adams, Eric Adams, Scott Chastain and Lindsay and Derek Chastain and Julie; and three great grandchildren, Taylor, Haley and Will Chastain; brother, Harry Adams and three sisters, Doris Jones, Margaret and Gene Wallace and Anne Adams. The family received friends Monday, Nov. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 in the chapel. Interment followed at the Studdard Cemetery. A. E. Carter Funeral Home had care of arrangements.