Melda G. Adams was born May 12, 1958 in Hyden, Kentucky to the union of the late Elbert and Sylvania Turner Griffith. She was a life-long resident of Hyden, KY and was residing at Wendover Road at the time of her death. She was affiliated with the Church of God. Melda was a retired CNA where she had been employed by the Hazard Nursing Home. She was also the owner and operator of the former River Front Grocery, along with her husband, Dallas. Melda enjoyed attending yard sales, caring for animals, visiting the nursing home and church music. Melda departed this life on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the age of 62.
In addition to her parents, Melda was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas Adams, one infant son, Joshua Leon Adams, brothers-in-law, Kensey, Kenneth and Doug Adams; Willie Fouts, Roy Morgan and Claude Napier, sister-in-law, Joyce Baker.
Survivors include, three sisters, June Fouts of Hyden, KY, Cleda Joseph & Donald “Duck” of Wooton, KY and Irene Simpson of Hyden, KY; four brothers-in-in-law, Allen Reed Adams & Della of Hyden, KY, Roger Adams & Candy of London, KY, Leon Adams & Connie of Stinnett, KY and Logan Adams & Judy of Lebanon, OH; sisters-in-law, Lorraine Melton of Dayton, OH, Rose Napier of Thousandsticks, KY, Linda Barret of Cincinnati, OH and Charlene Morgan of Stinnett, KY; one special sister-in-law who always checked on Melda, Ann Adams of Hyden, KY; her companion and friend, Steve Baker; her pet companion, “Shorty”; nephews and niece, Chris Asher, Michael Simpson, Bobby Simpson, Elbert Fouts and Jennifer Fouts.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. – Monday, January 18, 2021 at Wolfe & Sons Funeral Home with Jamie Roberts officiating. Interment will follow in the Singleton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour at 1 p.m.
Arrangements are being handled carefully under the direction of Wolfe & Sons Funeral Home.