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Mattie Josephine Adams, 82, a homemaker, died unexpectedly Sunday (Feb. 11, 2001) in Millard Fillmore Hospital.

Born Mattie J. Moore in Nashville, Tenn., she attended Nashville schools and Fisk University.

She and her husband, William, were married in 1937. A self-employed plumber, he died in 1998.

Known to her friends as Jo, she was the mother of three and an accomplished seamstress.

She was a longtime member of Michigan Avenue Baptist Church, now Humboldt Parkway Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, William Maurice and Richard Lewis, both of Buffalo; a daughter, Stella Renee of Buffalo; three grandsons; and two great-granddaughters.

Services were held today in Humboldt Parkway Baptist Church. Burial was in St. Matthews Cemetery, West Seneca.


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