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Friday, December 17, 1999

In Memoriam: Kelly Edgar McAdams

Kelly Edgar McAdams, a former Huntsville resident who was known to be a great supporter of historical structures, family history and education, died in Austin on Wednesday at the age of 96. McAdams, along with his wife, Ina May Ogletree McAdams, owned and operated a successful real estate and timber investment business in Austin, East Texas and North Carolina for 50 years. Ina preceded her husband in death in 1992. The McAdams Tennis Center was named in honor of the couple's many contributions to the campus.