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William Thomas Adams
March 3, 1930 ~ September 27, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old
Mr. William T. Adams of Atlanta, passed September 27, 2023. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Saint Paul A.M.E. Church 1540 Pryor Rd., S.W., Rev. Shawn Drains, Pastor, officiating, Bishop Preston Williams, Eulogist. Interment, South-View Cemetery. The remains will be placed in state at the church at the church at 9:30 a.m. Public viewing will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at our chapel from 1 to 6 p.m. Family will assemble at the church at 10 30 a.m. The Omega Service of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. will be held at the church on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m.
Mr. William T. Adams, affectionately known as "WT" was born in Atlanta and reared in the Pittsburg section of Atlanta.. He was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School before entering Morris Brown College. His college education was interrupted when he joined the US Airforce in the early 50's. In 1955, he returned to Morris Brown College graduating in 1958. He also received a Master degree from Atlanta University (Clark Atlanta University).
W.T. was an elementary teacher for 26 years in the Dekalb County School System, having been elected "Teacher of the Year" on two occasions. Alumnus Adams was a charter member of the now-defunct Organization of Dekalb Educators and served as President of the Georgia Teachers and Education Association (GTEA).
Mr. Adams is a life member of St. Paul A.M.E Church as well as an active member of Eta Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. As an Omega, he served as Basileus of the local chapter for two years and in 1985 was Chapter and District 'Man of the Year'.