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Adam with Heather, August 2001

Born: 26 June 1967, Neosho, MO
Died: 8 Oct 2005, Kendricktown, MO
Interred: Park Cemetery, Carthage, MO

Adam, Dean, and Uncle Jim on Elk River, summer2005

Adam Lee Vandergriff, 38, Carthage, MO, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2005, from injuries sustained in a one vehicle accident. Adam was born June 26, 1967, in Neosho, MO, to Jack D. Vandergriff and Sue Elliott Vandergriff. He was a graduate of Carthage Senior High School, class of 1985, and graduated from Missouri Southern, Joplin, class of 1989. He was a graphic artist and photographer for H.E. Williams, Inc., Carthage, for several years and enjoyed black powder shooting and auto racing. He returned to Carthage in 2003 from Atlanta, GA, where he was employed by Lithonia Lighting.

Survivors include his mother, Sue Vandergriff, Carthage, MO; two brothers, Dean Vandergriff and wife, Barb, Carthage, MO, and his identical twin, Chad Vandergriff and wife, Heather, Atlanta, GA; his paternal grandmother, Ada Vandergriff, Neosho, MO; his fiancee, Ivy Borgmeyer, Carthage, MO; three uncles, two aunts, four neices, and one nephew. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack D. Vandergriff, his paternal grandfather, James Vandergriff, and his maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. J.C. Lundy.
  Adam Lee Vandergriff                
  Married: Laurie R. Atteberry
Date: 1 June 1991, Joplin, MO
  Divorced: 14 Jan 1998