78 year old Thomas J. Adams of Mount Juliet died Friday at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He was a Sumner County native and a factory worker. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown. Jeff Wilson will officiate and burial will be in the Jennings Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Jo Adams; his parents, Thomas Elzy Adams and Loni Frances Allen Adams; two sisters; and two brothers. He is survived by four children, Dennis and his wife Carlene Adams of Hermitage, Glenda and her husband Brodie Anderson of Old Hickory, Gayle Wright of Statesville, and Louann and her husband Dickey Sanders of Smithville. Sixteen grandchildren, twenty six great grandchildren, and a sister, Lorena Watson of Tower Hill, Illinois. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.