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“They stood in line for over an hour and a half all the way down Broadway to pay their last respects to Max.My father in law's little brother touched...Read More »
1 of 51 | Posted by: Wade and Beverly Whisenhunt - AR

“We were so sorry to hear about Max. We often met him on the highway going here and there. He always seemed in such a hurry...trying to get others...Read More »
2 of 51 | Posted by: Billy F. and Rebecca Smith - AR

“So sorry for your lost. You will be missed. Yall our in our prayer. From the Edge Family ”
3 of 51 | Posted by: Dwayne Edge - Amity, AR

“So sorry to hear of his depart. I will miss seeing him and his smile. I love you all. With my deepest sympathy, Jennifer Bankhead-Davenport ”
4 of 51 | Posted by: Jennifer Bankhead-Davenport - AR

“We were so saddened to learn of Max's passing.Max always attended the Forester reunion every year.He was a very interesting fellow and will be missed...Read More »
5 of 51 | Posted by: Jim and Floye [Smalling] Laird - AR

“We were so sorry to hear about your loss. He will be greatly missed. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Just keep your faith and...Read More »
6 of 51 | Posted by: Jimmy, Michelle and Andrea Brown - AR

“Keeping your family in our prayers. ”
7 of 51 | Posted by: Matt Pittman - Arkadelphia, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
8 of 51 | Posted by: Archie & Relda Pittman - AR

“Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all.max will be missed by all who knew and loved him. ”
9 of 51 | Posted by: Bill and Paula Smalling - Lavaca, AR

“Max was a good man and will be missed by so many. My dad always loved talking to Max. I am sure they are having a good time in heaven together now....Read More »
10 of 51 | Posted by: Holly Law King & Family - AR

“Brady, even though it has been many years since we have see you and your Dad, I do pray for you and your Family during this difficult time. Many fond...Read More »
11 of 51 | Posted by: Becky Sullivan - Bismarck, AR

“MAX WAS A GOOD GUY. HE WILL BE MISSED BY MANY. YOU WILL ALWAYS HAVE THE MEMORIES. ”
12 of 51 | Posted by: CHERYL - ROYL, AR

“sorry that I never got to know him. I'm his cousin from IN. Our prayer go out to all the Family. Darlene Cookman Ehrhart Bessie...Read More »
13 of 51 | Posted by: Darlene Ehrhart - New Castle, IN

“Honey, I was so shocked and sad when I opened the obituaries to see Max had left this old world. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you during this...Read More »
14 of 51 | Posted by: Judy Gray Hoover - El Dorado,, AR

“We send our sympathy and prayers. ”
15 of 51 | Posted by: Paul and Pat Bond - Bismarck, AR

“Our cousin, Max will be so missed by many but especially at our Doster Reunion. He was the one who always hollered and called us to prayer before...Read More »
16 of 51 | Posted by: Jane (White) & Ervan Slaight - AR

“Max was a great man, he will b missed. Our boys are heartbroken and will miss him deeply at deercamp. Our boys looked up to Max and Im proud that he...Read More »
17 of 51 | Posted by: Will and Leanne, Josh & Jared Holt - AR

“So very sorry to hear of your loss. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. ”
18 of 51 | Posted by: Bruce and Wendy Elam - Niantic, CT

“So sorry for your loss. May God bless each of you during the days ahead. ”
19 of 51 | Posted by: Christine Wilson Helms - AR

“Honey, Brady and Stephanie...We are so sorry for your loos as well as the loss of a good man that we will all miss seeing and talking too. God Bless...Read More »
20 of 51 | Posted by: Nick, Rachel Fowler and Family - AR

“So sorry for your loss ”
21 of 51 | Posted by: Larry & Sherry Kuykendall - Amity, AR

“We are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
22 of 51 | Posted by: Ralph and Connie Pinkerton - AR

“Stephanie and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. ”
23 of 51 | Posted by: Larry and Sherry Deaton - Hopper, AR

“Brady, Steph, Carlie, and Honey, My heart aches as I think of Max leaving this old world, but a good part of me is smiling, knowing that Great is his...Read More »
24 of 51 | Posted by: Cristy Schales-McClard - Bismarck, AR

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the Adams family. Wall Mountain will never be the same. ”
25 of 51 | Posted by: Shane Huey - Claremore, OK

“Uncle Max has always been one of my favorites! He had a wonderful personality and I will always treasure memories of him attending family events. ...Read More »
26 of 51 | Posted by: Gary & Janet Fox - Mount Ida, AR

“Vicki, Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
27 of 51 | Posted by: Alyssa Duggan - Antoine, AR, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers r with Stephanie, Jaydan and all of the Adams family!! May The Lord comfort you and bring you peace during this difficult...Read More »
28 of 51 | Posted by: Dee Upperman - Glenwood, AR

“I came to ar.in 1972,broke . I had a job with allied telephone as a contractor. my old truck was worn out Max kept it running,I helped him run his...Read More »
29 of 51 | Posted by: Ronald Williams - WOOSTER, AR

“Honey our hearts are heavy, we will miss Max so much, we have great memories of him. ”
30 of 51 | Posted by: Bill & Jewel Bradshaw - Norman, AR

“I grew up in Amity and knew the Adam's family all my life. It has been years since I have lived there, but every time I visited and saw Max, it was...Read More »
31 of 51 | Posted by: Audie Sue Cook Adams - Longview, TX

“Max Adams, as close a friend as you could have. J48 will always miss you. Prayers to all the family. ”
32 of 51 | Posted by: James and Nadean Jones - AR

“thought and prayers are with you all ”
33 of 51 | Posted by: Bessie Shuffield - bismarck, AR

“So sorry for your family's loss. Keeping you all lifted in prayer. ”
34 of 51 | Posted by: Debi York Smith - Hot Springs, AR

“We are sorry to hear of your loss of your Husband ,Dad, Grandpa. He was a wonderful man and will missed by all that knew him. Our heart goes out to...Read More »
35 of 51 | Posted by: Marcie & Bill Warren - Norman, AR

“Honey, Stephenia, & Brady I am so sorry for your lose. Max was a special person to us. I will treasure & remember the good times we had together as...Read More »
36 of 51 | Posted by: Bernice Yeargan - Benton, AR

“Sorry for your loss God Bless you all. Kenya and Family ”
37 of 51 | Posted by: Kenya Robbins - Amity, AR

“What a legend at Dirt Racing. He would help anybody that needed it.He will be dearly missed by all.I will cherish the good times on Saturday nights...Read More »
38 of 51 | Posted by: Billy Cogburn - Kirby, AR

“Love and prayers to all the family,Amie ”
39 of 51 | Posted by: Amie Defoor Galloway - AR

“For over 30 years I have called Max a good friend.He will be sorely missed. ”
40 of 51 | Posted by: John Witherington - Nashville, AR

“Our sympathy and prayers to all the family of Max ,our Forester friend. He will be missed at the reunion. ”
41 of 51 | Posted by: Evelyn and Dub Smalling - Waldron, AR

“Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
42 of 51 | Posted by: Jim & Brenda Karber - Gum Springs, AR

“Luann and I extend our sympathies to Max's family and friends. May God Bless you all and help you through this difficult time. ”
43 of 51 | Posted by: Darell & Luann Cookman - Norman, OK

“I am a better person for having known Max and I cherish his memory as much as anyone that I have known. Men like him are few and far between. God...Read More »
44 of 51 | Posted by: Tom Ellsworth - Hot Springs, AR

“STEPHANIE, JAYDEN, AND FAMILY WE WERE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. YOU WILL ALL BE IN OUR PRAYERS, YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY. WE KNOW THE...Read More »
45 of 51 | Posted by: JERRY AND CARLA POUNDS - AR

“So long my friend. I was shocked to hear of your passing. The deer up there better watch out, for the best will be chasing them! God bless and...Read More »
46 of 51 | Posted by: Terry Gross - Bismarck, AR

“I am so sorry for the loss of your husband/dad and brother. Trust in the lord and he will give you strength during this time of sorrow. I will keep...Read More »
47 of 51 | Posted by: Denise Adams Howard - AR

“Sorry for your loss. ”
48 of 51 | Posted by: Charles Palmer - Arkadelphia, AR

“Stephanie my heart goes out to you and your family at this time. I know that heaven has gained another angel. Max and Raymond are probably having a...Read More »
49 of 51 | Posted by: Louise Coatney - Sikeston, MO

“We considered Max a friend. We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
50 of 51 | Posted by: Keith & Carolyn Howell - Amity, AR

“I am so very sorry. I hope the family knows how much Max was loved and respected by everybody. He will be sorely missed. ”
51 of 51 | Posted by: Steva Robertson - Amity, AR


Max S. Adams, age 73, of Alpine, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013. He was born on August 24, 1939, at Forester, the son of Tim Adams and Hazel Doster Adams. On December 23, 1964, he was married to Marion A. Yeargan. He was preceded in death by his parents. He was the owner and operator of Max Adams Garage and was Baptist in his faith. An avid dirt track racer, he was the owner and crew chief of race car #3 and was a member of the Wall Mountain Hunting Club. He is survived by his wife, Honey Adams of Alpine; his son, Brady Adams of Alpine; his daughter, Stephanie Long of Glenwood; four grandchildren, Jayden Max Long, Carlie Adams, Tiffany Griblin and Cody Griblin; one brother and sister-in-law, Horace and Nella Adams of Kirby; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Laverne Hawkins of Greenwood, Twyla and Travis Buck of Arkadelphia and Vicki and Bob Winnes of McCaskill; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, April 27, 2013, in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Glenwood with Bro. John McAnally and Bro. Jack Herring officiating. Visitation will be held Friday evening, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Interment will be in the Coker Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood. Pallbearers will be Mark Humphries, Curt Watkins, Bill Fox, Bill Tolleson, Anthony Holcombe and James Earl Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Jones, Mose Partridge, Randy Golden, Glenn Scott, Larry Raines and Philip Raines. Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

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