Joseph "Jody" Adams, 55, died Jan. 12, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem.
He was a graduate of Midwest High School in Midwest, Okla., and received a degree in forestry from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla. Jody was the District 8 forester for the Arkansas Forestry Service in Ash Flat.
He is survived by: his wife, Sherri Adams of Hardy; sons, Dustin and his wife Amanda Adams of Merrill, Wisc., and Beau Adams of Hardy; grandson, Tristan Adams of Paragould, Ark.; his mother, Pat Adams of Midwest, Okla.; and sisters, Laura Guth of Manlius, N.Y., and Lisa Adams of Midwest City.
He was preceded in death by: his father, Joseph Adams Sr. and a granddaughter, Presley Ann Ruth Adams.
Funeral services were held at Heath Funeral Home Oak Hill Chapel Jan. 16 with Bro. Floyd Rikard officiating. Interment followed in Baker Cemetery near Ozark Acres.
An online guest registry is available at www.heathfuneralhome.net.