James “Zeke” Adams

Mr. James “Zeke” Adams of Pulaski passed away in Nashville at Tristar Centennial Medical Center on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.


He was born in Pulaski on February 12, 1929 and was 89 years old.He was employed at M. Cohen & Son and for many years at the Sam Davis Theatre. He was a lover of big band music and loved the company of his good friends. Visitation was on Tuesday, November 6th from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Bennett-May-Giles County Funeral Home.


A graveside service and burial took place on Tuesday following visitation at 1:45pm at Maplewood Cemetery with Bro. Mark Johnson officiating. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carrie Adams.


He is survived locally by, Cousins, Betty Adams Byrd and husband Cleveland, Marianne Lee and husband Earl, Jamie Byrd and wife Pat, Freddie Byrd and wife Gina, Richie Adams, and Sherrell Newton and wife Judy. Special friends, Donald Lopp, Eddie Powell, Ronald Story, Linda and Gary Clifton, Morris Ed Harwell and employee’s of McDonald’s.


  • Marina L Riggenbach

    James was the sweetest man over and I will miss him very much love you James you were a joy to be around a huge flirt 😘 r.i.p my friend

  • James was a pleasure to sit and talk with. I enjoyed hearing some of his stories. R.I.P, my friend.

  • James, I enjoyed hearing your stories and chatting with you at McDonald’s. You will be missed.