Dr. Ralph G. Adams, 76, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, in Fort Smith. He was a dentist, practicing primarily in Alma. He grew up in Eldorado, Ill., graduating from Southern Illinois University and Washington University in St. Louis.

 He is survived by a daughter, Pam Ferguson of Fort Smith; a son, Bert Adams of Alma; a brother, John Johnson of Cartersville, Ill.; and four grandchildren.

 Memorial service was Dec. 26 at Ocker of Alma Funeral Home Chapel.

 Memorial contributions may be made to Coach Alene and E.J. Crabtree’s Alma Education Scholarship Fund.