Jeffrey Scott Adams

Born in Nashville, TN on January 17, 1970

Departed on September 4, 2020 and resided in Greenbrier, TN

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Jeffrey Scott Adams, age 50 of Greenbrier, passed away on September 4, 2020 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

He was born on January 17, 1970 to the late James and Glenna Adams in Nashville, Tennessee. Scott was a 1988 graduate of Greenbrier High School, worked the last 28 years as an Elevator Constructor with IUEC Local 93 and was a member of Long Hollow Baptist Church. He married his high school sweet heart Ms. Kimberly Barnes on March 7, 1992 and was blessed with three children.

Scott enjoyed spending time with his family from vacations with his children, to decorating for Christmas at his parents or special date nights with Kim at Maggiano’s. He enjoyed traveling with his parents as a young boy and passed this down to his children. The family enjoyed going to Disney World over the years, hiking the mountains of Colorado and just this February spending time watching the sunset in Jamaica. His love for traveling also opened the door to participating in a mission trip to Haiti through his church. Kim remembers the pure joy in Scotts eyes as he talked about playing with the children, and worshiping with the Haitians and his daughters.

He is described as a selfless man that was strong and fearless. Scott made sure that the people around him had everything they needed. His laughter brought smiles to his group of friends and church family when they needed it the most. Scott was faithful to God which in returned blessed him with his wonderful family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Scott is preceded in death by his brother, James Barry Adams.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Kim Adams; children, Kelsey Adams, Kristin Adams and JJ Adams; sister, Kim (Ronnie) Holt and nine nieces and nephews.

A Life Celebration will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 11am in the chapel of Springfield Funeral Home with Andrew Bolton and Dr. Fred Baldwin. Entombment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Tim Aric, Kenny McGee, Martin Schmidt, Hunter Myatt, Steve Guldenzoph and Matt Walker serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be JJ Adams, Michael Adams, Chris Adams, Eric Holt, Philip Holt, SL Searcy and Danny Williams. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 from 4-8pm then again on Wednesday from 10am until the time of service.

The family request memorial donations be made to: Emmanuel Haiti emmanuelhaiti.org | Memorial Gifts )

These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172 www.SpringfieldFH.com 615-384-5437.

8 Comments to Jeffrey Scott Adams

  1. CJ Jones
    September 7, 2020 4:52 pm

    Life won’t be the same without our friend and neighbor being here to laugh with, talk with, or just seeing his smiling face each day. 21 years of friendship wasn’t long enough. The world will miss such a good man.
    Gone but never forgotten. RIP SCOTT

  2. James Terry
    September 7, 2020 5:16 pm

    Know that our family is thinking of you.
    Cousin Jimmy Terry

  3. Julia Prince
    September 7, 2020 10:10 pm

    Oh Kim, I am very saddened to learn this . My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children. I am so very sorry! 💔💔

  4. JenniferWooden
    September 8, 2020 4:44 am

    Kim, I was and am, shocked at the news of Scott’s passing. From your updates on FB, I know he had some hard times right before Jesus took him home . I pray for God’s peace for you and your children . Praying that comfort comes in knowing Scott is with Jesus and that he is free of pain, never again will he know anything but peace, love , and joy. Love to u all.

  5. Jason Case
    September 8, 2020 10:29 am

    Scott was truly a great man and an excellent friend to everyone. His heart was made of gold. I’m very honored to have known him. We lost a treasure when he passed away. I will always remember him with a smile. May you Rest In Peace brother.

  6. Ray and Ginger Brown
    September 8, 2020 4:54 pm

    Kim, Kelsey, Kristin, and JJ Very sorry to hear of your loss. l’ve always been very impressed of the goodness of Scott and your Family. We have been praying in behalf of Scott for the last couple of months. l guess Heavenly Father knows something that we don’t. l’m sure that he’s on the other side doing great and good things in service to the Savior. He’s in a happy place for sure and looking foward to seeing us all again. All our love, Ray and Ginger Brown

  7. Billy Burns
    September 8, 2020 7:57 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Scott was a really good guy…we met in summer school when we were 16 and I have known him every since. He never gave up on life! He was a first class person, fun, kind and always respectful. What a blessing to know that I will see my brother in heaven! He will be missed…God bless.

  8. Patricia Searcy
    September 9, 2020 12:20 pm

    So very sorry for your loss.

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