Irene Adams Lamb, 86

Published 12:12 pm Thursday, January 24, 2019

Irene Adams Lamb, 86, of Crab Orchard, Ky., passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at her home. Irene was born in Garrard County, on September 16, 1932, a daughter of the late Fannie (Helton) and Johnnie Adams.

She was the wife of James Lamb, Jr. They entered into holy matrimony on October 24, 1954 and was blessed with 64 years of marriage. 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.

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

Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Billy Bryant officiating. Burial followed in Lancaster Cemetery.

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