Evening World Herald: Omaha, Nebraska:
Tuesday, December 29, 1964
Attack Fatal to Dr. Adams
On Medical College's Staff Since 1936
Dr. Payson Adams, professor of neurology at the University of Nebraska
College of Medicine and a staff member there since 1936, died of a heart attack at his
home early Tuesday. He was 58 and lived at 6545 Prairie Avenue.
Dr. Adams graduated from the University of
Nebraska College of Medicine in 1930. He was on the staff of the Methodist, Clarkson
and Immanuel Hospitals and was a past chief of staff at Methodist.
He was a past president of the Omaha Midwest
Clinical Society and received a special recognition award from Methodist Hospital in 1964.
Dr. Adams was a member of the National Board of
Neurology, Douglas County Medical Society and board of Fontenelle Forest Society. He
was a trustee at the Dundee Presbyterian Church and a past commodore of the Iowa-Nebraska
Survivors are his widow, Melba; daughter, Mrs.
Lynne Curtis, Northbrook, Ill.; sons, Payson Adams, Jr., and Thomas Burke Adams, both of
Omaha; brothers, E. S. Adams, Omaha, and Dr. Blair Adams, Albuquerque, N. M.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the
Dundee Presbyterian Church with Burket Mortuary in charge. The family suggests that
memorials be sent to the Methodist Hospital Building Fund or a favorite charity.