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October 1, 2013

Marie Jent Adams, 80; New Albany

Funeral services for Marie Jent Adams, 90, New Albany, formerly of Hazard, Ky., will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at Newcomer Funeral Home, New Albany, with an additional service Saturday, Oct. 5, at Maggard’s Mountain View Chapel, Hazard, Ky. Burial will be in McKinley-Adams Family Cemetery, Hazard. She died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.  

She was born Jan. 5, 1923, in Hazard, to the late John F. and Laura Combs Jent.  

She is survived by her children, David Adams and his wife, Mary, Gayle Wilson, Sharon Shuck and her husband, Eddie, and Mike Adams and his wife, Teresa; special family friend, Wilma Carlisle; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.  

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jessie C. Adams, daughter, Laura Lee Blair, and grandsons, Carl Wilson, Eddie Blair, and Bobby and Christopher Adams.  

Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana F.O.P. Foundation, Inc., 1417 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46201.

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