Irene Adams Lamb

Published 9:01 am Monday, January 21, 2019

Irene Adams Lamb


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Irene Adams Lamb, 86, of Crab Orchard, Ky., passed away Friday, January 18, 2019 at her home.

She was the wife of James Lamb, Jr. They entered into holy matrimony on October 24, 1954 and have been blessed with 64 years of marriage. Irene was born in Garrard County, Kentucky on September 16, 1932, a daughter of the late Fannie (Helton) and Johnnie Adams. She was a member of the Lancaster Church of God. She had previously worked as a seamstress at Palm Beach for 25 years. She truly enjoyed setting up at the Stanford Flea Market for over 10 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She never met a stranger and was blessed with a multitude of friends and neighbors.

Survivors include her husband, James Lamb, Jr.; one daughter, Carolyn L. and husband, Bobby Collett; one son, Donnie Nelson Lamb and wife, Wilma Jean; one sister, Opal and husband, Raymond Lamb; two grandchildren, Amber and husband, Shannon Saylor and

Jim Bob Collett and wife, Dena; two step grandchildren, Jeff Decker and wife Sharon, and

Terry Price; five great grandchildren, Donald Jeffery and Timmy Decker, James Michael Saylor,

Bentley Robert and Easton Wade Collett; and four great grandchildren, Connor, Wilhelmina, Nathan and Wyatt.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, T.J. Adams; and twin

sisters, Alene and Pauline.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Billy Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in Lancaster Cemetery.

Visitation will be held after 5 p.m. Monday, January 21, 2019 at McKnight Funeral Home.

Pallbearers include Shannon and James Michael Saylor, Dale, Guy, Erin and Mark Lamb. Honorary pallbearers are LeeAnna Dodson, Carla Ryan, Curt and Roy Lamb.