Memorial Service Set for Nashville Lawyer

Nashville lawyer Alfred T. Adams Jr. died May 21 at the age of 85. A 1952 graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, Adams practiced law in Nashville and was elected to the Tennessee General Assembly in 1953. He retired in 2002 and moved to Beersheba Springs where he took up residential construction, surveying, farming and beekeeping. Adams was a charter member of the Nashville City Club, director and general council of the Nashville Union Rescue Mission, and deacon and elder of the Downtown Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. A memorial service honoring his life will be held June 20 at 11 a.m. at the Downtown Presbyterian Church. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., The Tennessean reports.